West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool

81 Commonwealth Ave
West Mifflin, PA 15122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool serves 896 students in grades 4-8.
West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 896 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool's student population of 896 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
896 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2063 out of 2549 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
25%
14%
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White
59%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
4%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool's ranking?
West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool is ranked #2063 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool?
896 students attend West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool students are White, 25% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool?
West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool offer ?
West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool offers enrollment in grades 4-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool part of?
West Mifflin Area MiddleSchool is part of West Mifflin Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 896 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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