PROFICIENCY 12% 74% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%WATERBURY SCHOOL DISTRICT
23%Waterbury
47%Connecticut

West Side Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "WATERBURY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Waterbury, CT. There are a total of 1,021 students and 87 teachers at West Side Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 749 free lunch students and 79 reduced lunch students.

West Side Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.0%, which is 74% lower than the Connecticut average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1021
Teachers86.8
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch749
Reduced lunch79

 

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 West Side 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
All8%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
67%
711%
87%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All16%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
611%
720%
818%
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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West Side Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictConnecticutNational
Caucasian 18.4% 20.7% 58.4% 51.1%
African American 21.6% 24.0% 12.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 1.5% 4.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 53.9% 49.8% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.6% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 3.2% 2.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
John F. Kennedy High School24%0.3Waterbury, CT
Duggan School20%0.9Waterbury, CT
B. W. Tinker School33%0.9Waterbury, CT
Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School40%1.4Waterbury, CT
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (middle)44%1.4Waterbury, CT
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (high)47%1.4Waterbury, CT
Washington School22%1.5Waterbury, CT
Bunker Hill School20%1.6Waterbury, CT
Driggs School13%1.6Waterbury, CT
Hopeville School12%1.7Waterbury, CT
Walsh School6%1.9Waterbury, CT
F. J. Kingsbury School25%2.1Waterbury, CT

Waterbury demographics profile

StatisticWaterburyConnecticutNational
Population109,2113,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,82964891
Median age34.740.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%54%55%
Speak English62%78%79%
Speak Spanish27%12%13%

Education level achieved in Waterbury

IndexWaterburyConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade76.9%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.1%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college43.0%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.1%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The West Side Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.