West Oak Middle School

  • West Oak Middle School serves 641 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

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School Overview

  • West Oak Middle School's student population of 641 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Oak Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Oak Middle School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#710 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
3%
34%
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White
89%
52%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Oak Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.210.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Oak Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOconee 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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