Westerly Middle School



Westerly Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westerly Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 213
6 232
7 208
8 214
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westerly Middle School is a public elementary school located in Westerly, RI in the Westerly School District. It enrolls 867 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 867
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 73

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Westerly Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 454
(52%)
1,033
(51%)
 Female 413
(48%)
987
(49%)

Westerly Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 710
(82%)
1,622
(80%)
 Hispanic 60
(7%)
167
(8%)
 Two or More 49
(6%)
133
(7%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
47
(2%)
 American Indian 15
(2%)
29
(1%)
 Black 8
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
6
(0%)

Westerly Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 566
(65%)
1,264
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(30%)
652
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(4%)
104
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Westerly Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.7%) is lower than the state average of 49.2%. 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.

Westerly Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 848
2006 846
2007 796
2008 775
2009 972
2010 951
2011 908
2012 878
2013 880
2014 882
2015 867

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 15.3
2007 12.3
2008 11.8
2009 13.6
2010 12.9
2011 11.9
2012 12.2
2013 12.8
2014 13.4
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24528301886792
2006 0.21276595744681
2007 0.25753768844221
2008 0.27225806451613
2009 0.32201646090535
2010 0.35226077812829
2011 0.37004405286344
2012 0.34510250569476
2013 0.37386363636364
2014 0.39002267573696
2015 0.34717416378316

Compare Westerly Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.7%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Westerly Middle School
Westerly, RI
Public 05 - 08 867 11.9:1  
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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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