West Sylvan Middle School

8111 Sw West Slope Dr
Portland, OR 97225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
West Sylvan Middle School serves 876 students in grades 6-8.
West Sylvan Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Sylvan Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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School Overview

West Sylvan Middle School's student population of 876 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
876 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

West Sylvan Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Sylvan Middle School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1208 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
19:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
68%
62%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 876 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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