West Middle School

2600 N 44th Street
Kansas City, KS 66104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
West Middle School serves 651 students in grades 6-8.
West Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

West Middle School's student population of 651 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Rankings

West Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1257 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
9%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
20%
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Black
37%
7%
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White
3%
64%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.610.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Middle School is F L Schlagle High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wm A White Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas City Wm A White Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 279 students
    0.1 miles
    2600 N 43rd Terrace
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913) 627-6250
    0.1 K-5 279
  • Kansas City Parker Elementary School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 100 students
    0.8 miles
    3334 Haskell
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913) 627-4200
    0.8 K-5 100
  • Kansas City Eugene Ware Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 283 students
    0.9 miles
    4820 Oakland
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913) 627-5950
    0.9 K-5 283
  • Kansas City Welborn Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 515 students
    1.2 miles
    5200 Leavenworth Rd
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913) 627-4450
    1.2 K-5 515
  • Kansas City Quindaro Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 381 students
    1.4 miles
    2800 Farrow
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913) 627-4400
    1.4 K-5 381

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