West Side Middle School



West Side Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Side Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 176
8 180
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Side Middle School is a public high school of the School City of East Chicago School District located in East Chicago, IN. It has 356 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.7 to 1.

Total Students: 356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19

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West Side Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 199
(56%)
953
(51%)
 Female 157
(44%)
929
(49%)

West Side Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 193
(54%)
879
(47%)
 Black 150
(42%)
958
(51%)
 White 7
(2%)
26
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Side Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(79%)
1,489
(79%)
 Not Eligible 60
(17%)
334
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
59
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of West Side Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Side Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 481
2006 497
2007 460
2008 464
2009 405
2010 N/A
2013 369
2014 523
2015 356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 N/A
2007 15.9
2008 19.3
2009 14.5
2010 N/A
2013 12.3
2014 18.7
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91060291060291
2006 0.92354124748491
2007 0.91739130434783
2008 0.94181034482759
2009 0.94320987654321
2010
2013 0.95663956639566
2014 0.94837476099426
2015 0.8314606741573

Compare West Side Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 83.1%
 

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