West 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
1900 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone
(815) 966-3200
District
ROCKFORD SD 205
County
WINNEBAGO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
887
Classroom Teachers
61

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

1

(10 is best)

Better than 7.9% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 8 29
Proficiency in Reading 13 33
Proficiency in Math 2 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 7 34
Proficiency in Reading 9 38
Proficiency in Math 4 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 13 32
Proficiency in Reading 19 35
Proficiency in Math 6.5 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.57
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.36
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 302 34.0%
Grade 7 300 33.8%
Grade 8 285 32.1%
Total 887 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 30.6% 33.4% 50.5%
Black 48.3% 33.1% 17.6%
Hispanic 20.3% 28.9% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 4.3% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.8% 52.5% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.8% 52.5% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 188,697 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,214.7 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.4% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.3% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.8% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 16.6% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 75,984 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 14.8% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.9% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.4% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.8% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.2% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.9% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.8% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.5% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 15.7% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,328 $235,432,560 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,047 $29,598,690 6.1%
Staff $531 $15,011,370 3.1%
General Administration $698 $19,732,460 4.1%
School Administration $714 $20,184,780 4.2%
Operation $970 $27,421,900 5.7%
Transportation $896 $25,329,920 5.3%
Other $771 $21,796,170 4.5%
Total Support $5,627 $159,075,290 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,070 $86,788,900 18.0%
Total Expenditures $17,026 $481,325,020 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
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%