60 Monroe Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Westminster West Middle School serves 904 students in grades 6-8.
Westminster West Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland 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 50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

School Overview

Westminster West Middle School's student population of 904 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
904 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Westminster West Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westminster West Middle School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#366 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
74%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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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
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   9/26/2007
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - webst

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 904 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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