West Middle School

  • West Middle School serves 1,032 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

West Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • West Middle School's student population of 1,032 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,032 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#159 out of 1792 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
13%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
69%
72%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.500.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParkway C-2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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