West Side Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
250 Brandegee Avenue
Groton, CT 06340
Phone
(860) 449-5630
District
GROTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEW LONDON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
476
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

4

(10 is best)

Better than 39.3% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

West Side Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
50%
48%
55%
46%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
53%
51%
56%
56%
50%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
46%
49%
54%
55%
38%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
9
12
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 162 34.0%
Grade 7 175 36.8%
Grade 8 139 29.2%
Total 476 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 49.8% 59.5% 54.4%
Black 11.3% 7.9% 13.1%
Hispanic 32.8% 23.9% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.2% 7.0% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 1.7% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.7% 49.4% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.9% 36.2% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.8% 13.2% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 39,105 3,565,287
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,159.2 734
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 5.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.3% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.4% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.9% 28.4%
65 OR OLDER 14.0% 16.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 15,703 1,370,746
Single Parent Households With Children 10.2% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.1% 90.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.2% 39.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.0% 22.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.6% 17.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.2% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.9% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.9% 13.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.7% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,900 $52,348,100 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,796 $7,900,604 8.4%
Staff $543 $2,388,657 2.6%
General Administration $569 $2,503,031 2.7%
School Administration $1,077 $4,737,723 5.1%
Operation $1,714 $7,539,886 8.1%
Transportation $1,261 $5,547,139 5.9%
Other $362 $1,592,438 1.7%
Total Support $7,322 $32,209,478 34.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,047 $9,004,753 9.6%
Total Expenditures $21,269 $93,562,331 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,332 $5,961,289,892 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,233 $648,643,527 5.9%
Staff $602 $316,810,879 2.9%
General Administration $430 $226,056,312 2.1%
School Administration $1,125 $591,680,129 5.4%
Operation $1,639 $862,383,060 7.9%
Transportation $958 $503,840,238 4.6%
Other $502 $264,042,937 2.4%
Total Support $6,488 $3,413,423,714 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,018 $1,587,449,357 14.5%
Total Expenditures $20,838 $10,962,132,878 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%