Bluefield Middle School

2002 Stadium Drive
Bluefield, WV 24701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bluefield Middle School serves 444 students in grades 6-8.
Bluefield Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower 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 34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bluefield Middle School's student population of 444 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Bluefield Middle 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 Middle School is 0.44, 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
#552 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
21%
4%
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White
72%
90%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.440.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
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 Middle School is Bluefield Alternative Learning Center (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Graham Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitethorn Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bluefield Bluefield Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    2002 Stadium Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24702
    (304) 325-2481
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Bluefield Whitethorn Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 157 students
    0.7 miles
    1919 Maryland Avenue
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-6217
    0.7 K-2 157
  • Bluefield Bluefield Intermediate School Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 355 students
    1.0 miles
    1301 Southview Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-8339
    1 3-5 355
  • Bluefield Bluefield High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 636 students
    1.4 miles
    535 W. Cumberland Road
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 325-9116
    1.4 9-12 636
  • Bluefield Graham Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 416 students
    1.4 miles
    #1 Academic Cir
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1101
    1.4 6-8 416

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