West Shore Middle School

  • West Shore Middle School serves 451 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Shore Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • West Shore Middle School's student population of 451 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students451 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of West Shore Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Shore Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Shore Middle School is 0.47, which is less 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#424 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
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Black
8%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Shore Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
71%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Shore Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
31%
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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 Shore Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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