Bluefield Intermediate School

1301 Southview Drive
Bluefield, WV 24701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bluefield Intermediate School serves 355 students in grades 3-5.
Bluefield Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bluefield Intermediate School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

Bluefield Intermediate School's student population of 355 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Bluefield Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bluefield Intermediate School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#381 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
32%
4%
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White
59%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bluefield Intermediate School is Bluefield High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bluefield Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitethorn Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bluefield Whitethorn Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 157 students
    0.5 miles
    1919 Maryland Avenue
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-6217
    0.5 K-2 157
  • Bluefield Bluefield High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 636 students
    0.6 miles
    535 W. Cumberland Road
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 325-9116
    0.6 9-12 636
  • Bluefield Bluefield Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    2002 Stadium Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24702
    (304) 325-2481
    1 9-12 n/a
  • Bluefield Bluefield Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 444 students
    1.0 miles
    2002 Stadium Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 325-2481
    1 6-8 444
  • Bluefield Memorial Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 177 students
    1.3 miles
    319 Memorial Avenue
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-8016
    1.3 K-2 177

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