Westport Middle School

  • Westport Middle School serves 445 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MO average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Westport Middle School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 445 students has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 445 students
Westport Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Westport Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Westport Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Westport Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Westport Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Westport Middle School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Westport Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
15%
16%
Westport Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
76%
73%
Westport Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Westport Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Westport Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Westport Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.22
Westport Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
44%
Westport Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Westport Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Springfield R-xii School District's student population of 25,599 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,592 is higher than the state average of $10,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,350 is higher than the state average of $9,807. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
2
Number of Students Managed 25,599 576
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $271 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $265 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,592 $10,127
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,350 $9,807
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldYork Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 252 students
    0.7 miles
    2100 Nichols
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)523-3000
    0.7PK-5252
  • SpringfieldWestport Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 469 students
    0.9 miles
    415 S Golden
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)523-3100
    0.9KG-5469
  • SpringfieldMcgregor Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 345 students
    1.1 miles
    1221 W Madison
    SpringfieldMO 65806
    (417)523-5700
    1.1KG-5345
  • SpringfieldBissett Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 281 students
    1.2 miles
    3014 W Calhoun
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)523-2800
    1.2KG-5281
  • SpringfieldGraff Career CenterVocational School
    Grades: 11-12
    1.2 miles
    1001 E. Chestnut Expy
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)447-8121
    1.211-12n/a

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.