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
456
Classroom Teachers
47

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

4

(10 is best)

Better than 31.6% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 36 49
Proficiency in Reading 42 54
Proficiency in Math 29 43

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 33 49
Proficiency in Reading 43 54
Proficiency in Math 22 43

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 48
Proficiency in Reading 61 55
Proficiency in Math 52.3 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 9.81
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.42
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 156 34.2%
Grade 7 141 30.9%
Grade 8 159 34.9%
Total 456 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 51.9% 61.5% 56.5%
Black 12.3% 8.5% 13.2%
Hispanic 28.2% 21.5% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.2% 7.3% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.4% 1.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.9% 45.3% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.2% 33.0% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.7% 12.3% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 39,492 3,572,665
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,170.7 736
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.0% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 40.9% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.5% 28.6%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,002 1,367,374
Single Parent Households With Children 10.4% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.0% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.6% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.7% 20.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.7% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.1% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.3% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.0% 14.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.7% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 8.5% 8.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,068 $49,662,116 53.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,085 $9,355,395 10.1%
Staff $750 $3,365,250 3.6%
General Administration $570 $2,557,590 2.7%
School Administration $1,030 $4,621,610 5.0%
Operation $1,640 $7,358,680 7.9%
Transportation $1,133 $5,083,771 5.5%
Other $388 $1,740,956 1.9%
Total Support $7,595 $34,078,765 36.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,074 $9,306,038 10.0%
Total Expenditures $20,738 $93,051,406 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%