West Side Middle School

  • West Side Middle School serves 582 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • West Side Middle School's student population of 582 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Side Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Side Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1066 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
26%
12%
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Black
16%
12%
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White
48%
69%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Side Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.680.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Side Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElkhart Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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