West Middle School



West Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 410
7 505
8 540
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Middle School is a public elementary school located in Downey, CA in the Downey Unf School District. It enrolls 1,455 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 26.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,455
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.07

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West Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 731
(50%)
7,378
(51%)
 Female 724
(50%)
7,010
(49%)

West Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,282
(88%)
12,572
(87%)
 White 86
(6%)
850
(6%)
 Black 42
(3%)
415
(3%)
 Asian 29
(2%)
425
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
31
(0%)

West Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 895
(62%)
8,160
(57%)
 Not Eligible 301
(21%)
4,190
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 259
(18%)
2,038
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of West Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.3%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

West Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1389
2006 1384
2007 1407
2008 1449
2009 1426
2010 1449
2011 1482
2012 1455

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.8
2006 24
2007 20.6
2008 21.6
2009 23.2
2010 N/A
2011 27.4
2012 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62922966162707
2006 0.63367052023121
2007 0.65174129353234
2008 0.68737060041408
2009 0.69635343618513
2010 0.73636991028295
2011
2012 0.79312714776632

Compare West Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 79.3%
 

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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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