West Middle School

5151 South Holly
Littleton, CO 80121
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Middle School serves 1,077 students in grades 6-8.
West Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,077 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

West Middle School's student population of 1,077 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,077 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

West Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
35%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
71%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Middle School's ranking?
West Middle School is ranked #294 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are West Middle School often compared to?
West Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Campus Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend West Middle School?
1,077 students attend West Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of West Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Middle School?
West Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does West Middle School offer ?
West Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is West Middle School part of?

School Calendar

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No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
No School ~ Thanksgiving Break ~ All Schools
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,077 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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