Westridge Middle School

9300 Nieman Rd
Overland Park, KS 66214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 786 students in grades 7-8, Westridge Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50% in KS
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westridge Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Westridge Middle School's student population of 786 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
786 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Westridge Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Westridge Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KS)
#1044 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15%
28%
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23%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westridge Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
21%
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Black
14%
6%
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White
46%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Westridge Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westridge Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westridge Middle School's ranking?
Westridge Middle School is ranked #1044 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Westridge Middle School often compared to?
Westridge Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Trailridge Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Westridge Middle School?
786 students attend Westridge Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Westridge Middle School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westridge Middle School?
Westridge Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Westridge Middle School offer ?
Westridge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Westridge Middle School part of?
Westridge Middle School is part of Shawnee Mission Pub Sch School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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