West Sioux Middle School

  • West Sioux Middle School serves 186 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Sioux Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

West Sioux Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • West Sioux Middle School's student population of 186 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Sioux Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Sioux Middle School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#550 out of 1239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
29%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
68%
77%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Sioux Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.460.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Sioux Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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