West Valley Middle School

  • West Valley Middle School serves 1,223 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • West Valley Middle School operates within the Knox County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1223 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,223 students
West Valley Middle School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % West Valley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
West Valley Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade West Valley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
West Valley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
6%
2%
West Valley Middle School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
3%
8%
West Valley Middle School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
5%
22%
West Valley Middle School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
84%
65%
West Valley Middle School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
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West Valley Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
West Valley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Valley Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.27
West Valley Middle School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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West Valley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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West Valley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Knox County School District's student population of 59,617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,034 is higher than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,515 is higher than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
8
Number of Students Managed 59,617 3,513
Knox County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $535 MM $32 MM
Knox County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $564 MM $33 MM
Knox County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,034 $9,003
Knox County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,515 $9,420
Knox County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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