Westerly Middle School

  • Westerly Middle School serves 875 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Westerly Middle School's student population of 875 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students875 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westerly Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westerly Middle School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#142 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westerly Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
1%
8%
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White
81%
59%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westerly Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.330.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westerly Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westerly Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWesterly School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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