West Mifflin Area Middle School

Serves grades 4 - 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
81 Commonwealth Ave
West Mifflin, PA 15122
Phone
(412) 466-9131
District
WEST MIFFLIN AREA SD
County
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1007
Classroom Teachers
66

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

3

(10 is best)

Better than 27.5% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

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

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 52
Proficiency in Reading 61 61
Proficiency in Math 34 44

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 53
Proficiency in Reading 59 60
Proficiency in Math 33 46

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 51
Proficiency in Reading 55 63
Proficiency in Math 47 40

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 51
Proficiency in Reading 41 62
Proficiency in Math 23 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 46
Proficiency in Reading 48 62
Proficiency in Math 25.1 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.23
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.14
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 197 19.6%
Grade 5 186 18.5%
Grade 6 177 17.6%
Grade 7 219 21.7%
Grade 8 228 22.6%
Total 1007 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.4% 70.4% 68.7%
Black 24.3% 27.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 1.4% 1.8% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.5% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.9% 63.5% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 52.6% 60.3% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 3.1% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,209 12,805,537
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,436.8 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.4% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.8% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.0% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 20.1% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,238 5,007,442
Single Parent Households With Children 11.3% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.7% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.1% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.2% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.3% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.3% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.0% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.1% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.2% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 13.9% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,465 $24,006,740 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $566 $1,605,176 3.3%
Staff $209 $592,724 1.2%
General Administration $500 $1,418,000 2.9%
School Administration $613 $1,738,468 3.6%
Operation $1,637 $4,642,532 9.5%
Transportation $796 $2,257,456 4.6%
Other $630 $1,786,680 3.7%
Total Support $4,950 $14,038,200 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,838 $10,884,568 22.2%
Total Expenditures $17,254 $48,932,344 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
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%