450 N Mark St
West Salem, WI 54669
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Salem Middle School serves 427 students in grades 6-8.
West Salem Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Salem Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

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School Overview

West Salem Middle School's student population of 427 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

West Salem Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Salem Middle School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#335 out of 2025 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
92%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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