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 81
7 79
8 99
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Middle School is a public elementary school located in Colorado Springs, CO in the Colorado Springs School District No. 11 in the County of E. It enrolls 259 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 259
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 19

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West Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 136
(53%)
10,348
(52%)
 Female 123
(47%)
9,743
(48%)

West Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 147
(57%)
10,456
(52%)
 Hispanic 80
(31%)
6,104
(30%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
1,525
(8%)
 Black 9
(3%)
1,473
(7%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
314
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
80
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
139
(1%)

West Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(62%)
10,595
(53%)
 Not Eligible 73
(28%)
7,547
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(10%)
1,949
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of West Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.8%) is higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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 418
2006 361
2007 354
2008 332
2009 287
2010 289
2011 270
2012 261
2013 272
2014 277
2015 259

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 12.3
2007 12.2
2008 13.3
2009 13.7
2010 13
2011 12.9
2012 14
2013 13.9
2014 12.3
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55023923444976
2006 0.5983379501385
2007 0.6045197740113
2008 0.57530120481928
2009 0.65853658536585
2010 0.6643598615917
2011 0.7
2012 0.68199233716475
2013 0.76102941176471
2014 0.74007220216606
2015 0.71814671814672

Compare West Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.8%
 

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