Westlake Middle School
Westlake Middle School serves 360 students in grades 6-8.
Westlake Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 6% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
Westlake Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Westlake Middle School's student population of 360 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Westlake Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westlake Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9475 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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