West Shore Middle School

70 Kay Ave.
Milford, CT 06460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 419 students in grades 6-8, West Shore Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 50% in CT
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Shore Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

West Shore Middle School's student population of 419 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

West Shore Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Shore Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#422 out of 942 schools
(Top 50%)
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45%
40%
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58%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Shore Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
29%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
61%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of West Shore Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Shore Middle School's ranking?
West Shore Middle School is ranked #422 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are West Shore Middle School often compared to?
West Shore Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harborside Middle School, East Shore Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend West Shore Middle School?
419 students attend West Shore Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of West Shore Middle School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Shore Middle School?
West Shore Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does West Shore Middle School offer ?
West Shore Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Shore Middle School part of?
West Shore Middle School is part of Milford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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