2629 Harrison St.
Oakland, CA 94612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westlake Middle School serves 304 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 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Westlake Middle School's student population of 304 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
304 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

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 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9475 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
30%
56%
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Black
48%
5%
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White
3%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 12% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Westlake Middle School?

304 students attend Westlake Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

48% of Westlake Middle School students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Westlake Middle School?

Westlake Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Westlake Middle School offer ?

Westlake Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break
April 04, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break
April 05, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break
April 06, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break
April 07, 2023 (Friday)

School Reviews

5   1/28/2012
Please send me info on any upcoming Westlake Reunion. Heard of a possible one this year
- Posted by Teacher - lynde

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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