Western Hills Middle School

  • Western Hills Middle School serves 814 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is equal to the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Western Hills Middle School's student population of 814 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students814 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Hills Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Western Hills Middle School is 0.40, which is more 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#96 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Western Hills 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 Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
1%
8%
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White
76%
59%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Western Hills Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.400.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Hills 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 NameCranston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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