PROFICIENCY 21% 44% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #9 of 12 in Liberal
  • Ranked #9 of 12 in Liberal
  • Ranked #1072 of 1320 in Kansas
Proficiency Averages
32%Liberal
32%Liberal
38%Kansas

Liberal West Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Liberal" in Liberal, KS. There are a total of 368 students and 29 teachers at Liberal West Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 223 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Liberal West Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.0%, which is 44% lower than the Kansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students368
Teachers28.5
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch223
Reduced lunch38

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Liberal West Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All15%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
715-19%
810-14%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
730-34%
820-24%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Liberal West Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKansasNational
Caucasian 25.9% 17.1% 65.8% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 2.1% 7.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 2.8% 2.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 65.9% 75.2% 18.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.9% 0.9% 1.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 2.1% 4.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Liberal Sr High14%0.2Liberal, KS
Cottonwood Intermediate School26%0.5Liberal, KS
Lincoln Elementary45%0.6Liberal, KS
Mckinley Elementary45%0.7Liberal, KS
Garfield Elementary26%0.8Liberal, KS
Washington Elementary25%1.2Liberal, KS
Southlawn Elementary32%1.4Liberal, KS
Macarthur Elementary70%1.4Liberal, KS
Sunflower Intermediate School15%1.4Liberal, KS
Mcdermott Elementary52%1.4Liberal, KS
Liberal South Middle School11%1.5Liberal, KS
Tyrone Es50%9.1Tyrone, OK

Liberal demographics profile

StatisticLiberalKansasNational
Population20,7092,898,292318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,8163591
Median age28.936.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%59%55%
Speak English40%89%79%
Speak Spanish55%8%13%

Education level achieved in Liberal

IndexLiberalKansasNational
Completed 8th grade64.5%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school61.8%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college39.6%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.4%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Liberal West Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.