West Middle School

  • West Middle School serves 385 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • West Middle School's student population of 385 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Middle School is 0.42, 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 Testing Rank#1158 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
71%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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