West Shore Middle School

  • West Shore Middle School serves 450 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • West Shore Middle School's student population of 450 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Shore Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Shore Middle School is 0.42, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#577 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Shore Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
57%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
24%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
75%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.420.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMILFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    Milford, CT 06460
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    Grades: 12 | 19 students
    1.6 miles
    469 Birdseye Street
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  • Stratford Wilcoxson School
    Grades: K-6 | 354 students
    1.6 miles
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