West Middle School

1920 West Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • West Middle School serves 292 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • West Middle School's student population of 292 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#808 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
59%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs West Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
    0.1 miles
    25 North 20th Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80904
    (719) 328-4900
    0.1 PK-5 276
  • Colorado Springs Midland Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 190 students
    0.6 miles
    2110 West Broadway Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80904
    (719) 328-4500
    0.6 K-5 190
  • Colorado Springs Buena Vista Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
    0.9 miles
    924 W Pikes Peak Ave
    Colorado Springs, CO 80905
    (719) 328-4100
    0.9 PK-8 212
  • Colorado Springs Mountain Song Community School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 330 students
    1.0 miles
    2904 West Kiowa Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80904
    (719) 645-8678
    1.0 K-8 330
  • Colorado Springs Bristol Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 252 students
    1.1 miles
    890 North Walnut Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80905
    (719) 328-4000
    1.1 K-5 252

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