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
6 297
7 334
8 339
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 970 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 970
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.5

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Western Sky Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 491
(51%)
5,750
(51%)
 Female 479
(49%)
5,431
(49%)

Western Sky Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 445
(46%)
5,013
(45%)
 Hispanic 338
(35%)
4,293
(38%)
 Black 81
(8%)
867
(8%)
 Asian 58
(6%)
421
(4%)
 Two or More 38
(4%)
453
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
85
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
49
(0%)

Western Sky Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 678
(70%)
7,219
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(24%)
3,242
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(6%)
720
(6%)
* 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 (30.1%) is lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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
2013 889
2014 994
2015 970

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
2013 24
2014 24
2015 24.6

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
2013 0.30483689538808
2014 0.27464788732394
2015 0.30103092783505

Compare Western Sky Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.1%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Western Sky Middle School
Goodyear, AZ
Public 05 - 08 970 24.6:1  
St Peter'S Episcopal Montessori School
Litchfield Park, AZ
Private PK - 05 79 6:1 1 miles
Litchfield Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 816 22.1:1 1 miles
Primrose School at Palm Valley
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Private PK - KG 65 15:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 440 17:1 2 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 352 14:1 2 miles
Montessori in the Park
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Private KG - 05 54 7:1 2 miles
Palm Valley Elementary
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Public PK - 08 820 23.4:1 2 miles
Mabel Padgett Elementary School
Litchfield Park, AZ
Public PK - 05 891 23.4:1 2 miles
Wigwam Creek Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 978 23.6:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 08 673 20.4:1 3 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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