Western Sky Middle School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Western Sky Middle School
Western Sky Middle School is a vibrant and diverse learning community located in the heart of the city. Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures, making us one of the most diverse schools in the area. We offer a comprehensive curriculum that focuses on academic excellence and developing the whole child. Our students are encouraged to explore their interests and passions through a variety of extracurricular activities, clubs, and programs.
At Western Sky Middle School, we strive to create a safe and supportive environment where all students can thrive. Our dedicated faculty and staff work hard to provide the best educational experience possible. We believe in preparing our students for success in the future by teaching them the skills they need to succeed in college and beyond. We also emphasize the importance of developing strong character traits, such as integrity, respect, and responsibility.
At Western Sky Middle School, we are committed to creating an environment that is conducive to learning and growth. We strive to create a culture of respect and kindness, and we encourage our students to be active participants in their learning. We are proud to be a part of the community and to provide our students with the best education possible.
4095 N. 144th Ave.
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Overview Western Sky Middle School
Western Sky Middle School serves 957 students in grades 5-8.
Western Sky Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Western Sky Middle School
Western Sky Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Western Sky Middle School is 0.65, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.