Westside Middle School

240 Matthews School Rd
Winder, GA 30680
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Westside Middle School serves 755 students in grades 6-8.
Westside Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westside Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Westside Middle School's student population of 755 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
755 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Westside Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westside Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1357 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
18%
36%
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White
43%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westside Middle School's ranking?
Westside Middle School is ranked #1357 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Westside Middle School often compared to?
Westside Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bear Creek Middle School, Russell Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Westside Middle School?
755 students attend Westside Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Westside Middle School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westside Middle School?
Westside Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Westside Middle School offer ?
Westside Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Westside Middle School part of?
Westside Middle School is part of Barrow County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Early Release / Last Day of School for Students
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)

School Reviews

5   2/17/2024
good.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - brady

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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