Western Sky Middle School

Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Western Sky Middle School serves 994 students in grades 5-8.
Western Sky Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Western Sky Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Western Sky Middle School's student population of 994 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students994 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Rankings

Western Sky Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Western Sky Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#482 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
34%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
47%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLitchfield Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Western Sky Middle School is Millennium High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West-mec - Millennium High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Litchfield Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Goodyear Millennium High School Math: 60% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,287 students
    0.5 miles
    14802 W. Wigwam Blvd.
    Goodyear, AZ 85395
    (623) 932-7200
    0.5 9-12 2,287
  • Goodyear West-mec - Millennium High School Vocational School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12
    0.5 miles
    14802 W. Wigwam Blvd.
    Goodyear, AZ 85338
    (623) 873-1860
    0.5 7-12 n/a
  • Litchfield Park Litchfield Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 925 students
    0.7 miles
    255 E. Wigwam Blvd
    Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
    (623) 535-6000
    0.7 PK-8 925
  • Litchfield Park Litchfield Preschool

    1.0 miles
    255 E. Wigwam Blvd
    Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
    (623) 535-6000
    1 n/a n/a
  • Litchfield Park White Tanks Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 29 students
    1.1 miles
    18825 W. Thomas Rd.
    Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
    (623) 535-6000
    1.1 K-8 29

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