Western Sky Middle School



Western Sky Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Sky Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 272
7 307
8 301
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Sky Middle School is a public elementary school located in Goodyear, AZ in the Litchfield Elementary School District. It enrolls 880 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 22.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 880
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 39

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Western Sky Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 449
(51%)
5,234
(50%)
 Female 431
(49%)
5,173
(50%)

Western Sky Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 436
(50%)
5,039
(48%)
 Hispanic 291
(33%)
3,627
(35%)
 Black 67
(8%)
855
(8%)
 Asian 52
(6%)
512
(5%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
234
(2%)
 American Indian 13
(1%)
95
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
45
(0%)

Western Sky Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 586
(67%)
6,557
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(28%)
3,039
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(5%)
811
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Western Sky Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.4%) is lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Western Sky Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 930
2006 927
2007 1042
2008 967
2009 884
2010 910
2011 906
2012 880

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 21.3
2007 22.2
2008 19.7
2009 21
2010 26
2011 21.9
2012 22.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25268817204301
2006 0.21790722761597
2007 0.24664107485605
2008 0.28128231644261
2009 0.30995475113122
2010 0.0032967032967033
2011 0.32229580573951
2012 0.33409090909091

Compare Western Sky Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public 05 - 08 880 22.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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