Western Middle School

  • Western Middle School serves 711 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Western Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Western Middle School's student population of 711 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Western Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#1134 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestern School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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