West Sioux Middle School serves 174 students in grades 6-8.
West Sioux Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 174 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 39%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 60-64% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
West Sioux Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Most improved public schools
West Sioux Middle School's student population of 174 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
West Sioux Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Sioux Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#862 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is West Sioux Middle School's ranking?
West Sioux Middle School is ranked #862 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend West Sioux Middle School?
174 students attend West Sioux Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of West Sioux Middle School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Sioux Middle School?
West Sioux Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Sioux Middle School offer ?
West Sioux Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Sioux Middle School part of?
West Sioux Middle School is part of West Sioux Comm School District.
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