West Side Middle School



West Side Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Side Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 182
7 151
8 173
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Side Middle School is a public elementary school located in Groton, CT in the Groton School District. It enrolls 506 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 10.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 506
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.8

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West Side Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 262
(52%)
1,841
(51%)
 Female 244
(48%)
1,754
(49%)

West Side Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 259
(51%)
2,109
(59%)
 Hispanic 114
(23%)
668
(19%)
 Black 81
(16%)
346
(10%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
220
(6%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
200
(6%)
 American Indian 15
(3%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
11
(0%)

West Side Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 213
(42%)
2,151
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(41%)
1,080
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 84
(17%)
364
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of West Side Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) is higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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 Side Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 316
2007 293
2008 265
2009 276
2010 248
2011 268
2012 506

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 11.4
2007 9.2
2008 7.7
2009 8.8
2010 8.3
2011 8.9
2012 10

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43827160493827
2006 0.38924050632911
2007 0.38566552901024
2008
2009 0.51449275362319
2010 0.63709677419355
2011 0.6044776119403
2012 0.57905138339921

Compare West Side Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.9%
 

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West Side Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 506 10:1  
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Private KG - 08 194 13:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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