Westminster West Middle School

  • Westminster West Middle School serves 962 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westminster West Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland 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 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Westminster West Middle School's student population of 962 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students962 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westminster West Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Westminster West Middle School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#438 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
51%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westminster West Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
49%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westminster West Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westminster West Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
80%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westminster West Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.350.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westminster West Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westminster West Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarroll County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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I am now a student going into the eight grade at West Middle. I came from a private school, not knowing anyone. All the teacher are freindly and helpful. West Middle is so much better than the private expensive school I came from. It may look run down but the academics are exceptional.
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