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
6 213
7 169
8 138
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Middle School is a public elementary school located in Kansas City, KS in the Kansas City School District. It enrolls 520 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 520
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.4

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West Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(54%)
7,929
(52%)
 Female 240
(46%)
7,425
(48%)

West Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 227
(44%)
4,500
(29%)
 Hispanic 205
(39%)
7,539
(49%)
 White 37
(7%)
1,946
(13%)
 Asian 33
(6%)
874
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
426
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

West Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 421
(81%)
11,348
(74%)
 Not Eligible 72
(14%)
3,049
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
957
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of West Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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 427
2006 462
2007 391
2008 371
2009 381
2010 378
2011 361
2012 363
2013 372
2014 392
2015 520

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.2
2007 12.8
2008 13.5
2009 16.6
2010 14.6
2011 11.6
2012 13
2013 13.3
2014 12.5
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82669789227166
2006 0.82251082251082
2007 0.87212276214834
2008 0.88140161725067
2009 0.91338582677165
2010 0.93915343915344
2011 0.90581717451524
2012 0.90633608815427
2013 0.89247311827957
2014 0.92091836734694
2015 0.86153846153846

Compare West Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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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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