West Oak Middle School

501 Westminster Highway
Westminster, SC 29693
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
West Oak Middle School serves 691 students in grades 6-8.
West Oak Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina 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 34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

West Oak Middle School's student population of 691 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

West Oak Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Oak Middle School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#739 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
4%
34%
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White
88%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOconee 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Oak Middle School is West-oak High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seneca Middle School (7.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westminster Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westminster Westminster Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    0.2 miles
    206 Hamilton Street
    Westminster, SC 29693
    (864) 886-4520
    0.2 PK-5 468
  • Westminster Orchard Park Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
    1.7 miles
    600 Toccoa Highway
    Westminster, SC 29693
    (864) 886-4515
    1.7 PK-5 412
  • Westminster West-oak High School Math: 35% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 879 students
    4.5 miles
    130 Warrior Lane
    Westminster, SC 29693
    (864) 886-4530
    4.5 9-12 879
  • Seneca Seneca High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,011 student
    5.8 miles
    100 Bobcat Ridge
    Seneca, SC 29678
    (864) 886-4460
    5.8 9-12 1,011
  • Walhalla James M. Brown Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 624 students
    5.9 miles
    225 Coffee Road
    Walhalla, SC 29691
    (864) 886-4470
    5.9 PK-5 624

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