West Perry Middle School

  • West Perry Middle School serves 572 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • West Perry Middle School's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Perry Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Perry Middle School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1801 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Perry Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
98%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Perry Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.040.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Perry SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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