2312 Baxter Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
West Middle School serves 1,059 students in grades 6-8.
West Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,059 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

West Middle School's student population of 1,059 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,059 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

West Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#132 out of 2091 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
65%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Middle School's ranking?

West Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend West Middle School?

1,059 students attend West Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

65% of West Middle School students are White, 14% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of West Middle School?

West Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does West Middle School offer ?

West Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,059 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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