30 West Silver Street
Westfield, MA 01085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Westfield Middle School serves 771 students in grades 7-8.
Westfield Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Westfield Middle School's student population of 771 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
771 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Westfield Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westfield Middle School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1125 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
22%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
73%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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