Westside Middle School

580 Lafayette Rd. Sw
Rocky Face, GA 30740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Westside Middle School serves 476 students in grades 6-8.
Westside Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Westside Middle School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Westside Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westside Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#535 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
2%
37%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitfield County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westside Middle School is Dalton High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dalton Middle School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westside Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rocky Face Westside Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 657 students
    0.6 miles
    1815 Utility Rd
    Rocky Face, GA 30740
    (706) 673-6531
    0.6 PK-5 657
  • Dalton Dalton High School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,901 student
    3.2 miles
    1500 Manley St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-8757
    3.2 9-12 1,901
  • Tunnel Hill Tunnel Hill Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
    3.8 miles
    203 E School St
    Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
    (706) 673-4550
    3.8 K-5 299
  • Dalton Westwood Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    4.0 miles
    708 Trammell St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-2809
    4 PK-5 588
  • Dalton City Park Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
    4.3 miles
    405 School St
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 278-8859
    4.3 PK-5 738

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