West York Area MiddleSchool

1700 Bannister St
York, PA 17404
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 666 students in grades 6-8, West York Area MiddleSchool ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 666 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Bottom 50% in PA
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West York Area MiddleSchool ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

West York Area MiddleSchool's student population of 666 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
666 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

West York Area MiddleSchool ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West York Area MiddleSchool is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
#1932 out of 2549 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West York Area MiddleSchool and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West York Area MiddleSchool and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
14%
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Black
10%
14%
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White
56%
63%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
This chart display the diversity score of West York Area MiddleSchool and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West York Area MiddleSchool and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
1%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West York Area MiddleSchool's ranking?
West York Area MiddleSchool is ranked #1932 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are West York Area MiddleSchool often compared to?
West York Area MiddleSchoolis often viewed alongside schools like Spring Grove Area MiddleSchool by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend West York Area MiddleSchool?
666 students attend West York Area MiddleSchool.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of West York Area MiddleSchool students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West York Area MiddleSchool?
West York Area MiddleSchool has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does West York Area MiddleSchool offer ?
West York Area MiddleSchool offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West York Area MiddleSchool part of?
West York Area MiddleSchool is part of West York Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 666 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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