West Rocks Middle School

  • West Rocks Middle School serves 661 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Rocks Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut 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 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Rocks Middle School's student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Rocks Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Rocks Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#637 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
50%
25%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
26%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwalk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    0.9 miles
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  • Norwalk Norwalk High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,682 student
    1.2 miles
    23 Calvin Murphy Street
    Norwalk, CT 06851
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  • Norwalk Cranbury Elementary School
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    1.4 miles
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