West Wilson Middle School

  • West Wilson Middle School serves 1,234 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • West Wilson Middle School's student population of 1,234 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,234 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Wilson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Wilson Middle School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
81%
63%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Wilson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.33n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
West Wilson Middle is a wonderful school with very caring administration and teachers! There are so many activities and opportunities for students to be involved in. As a parent, I am pleased with the communication from the teachers and school!
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The school is more concerned with the dress code and other policies then the kids. The only time a parent is contacted is when it is in regards to your child not wearing a belt. My daughter was in choir and she had a "mini" concert one night, when we arrived we were told it was 4.00 to get in. What kind of a school charges parents to see their children sing in choir. The dances for the children also cost 4.00 per child to attend. I think that the board of education needs to be replaced with people that actually care about the children.
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