2002 Stadium Drive
Bluefield, WV 24701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bluefield Middle School's student population of 444 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
444 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Bluefield Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#505 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bluefield Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.44
This chart display the diversity score of Bluefield Middle School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bluefield Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bluefield Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Top 10%)

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