West Middle School

600 Kindler Ave, Muscatine, IA 52761
(563) 263-0411
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 629 students 13 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

77%
74%
75%
64%
65%
70%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
60%
59%
72%
60%
58%
65%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Muscatine Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
78%
80%
69%
70%
75%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
62%
59%
77%
57%
56%
68%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Muscatine Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
71%
78%
66%
66%
76%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
63%
61%
73%
60%
59%
65%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Muscatine Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

West Middle School is a public middle school in Muscatine. 629 students attend West Middle School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 49% of the 629 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at West Middle School is 13:1. Central Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 69% 68%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 4%
Hispanic 22% 25%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 1%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 1%
Asian 0.7% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 49% 48%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    THEY DO NOTHING FOR BULLYING. Teachers are not that great and staff is lousy. Dirty old bathrooms. Has not been updated in years.

  • (10 years ago)

    girls should be the same as anyone and they should be able to go out for football and other sports and they should NOT be called names.

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Overall score

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