Central Preston Middle School

  • Central Preston Middle School serves 328 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Preston 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Central Preston Middle School's student population of 328 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Preston Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Preston Middle School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.18. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank#582 out of 639 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
99%
90%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Preston Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.020.18
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Preston Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePreston County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kingwood Preston High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1185 students
    0.1 miles
    400 Knight Drive
    Kingwood, WV 26537
    (304)329-0400
    0.1 9-12 1185
  • Kingwood Kingwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 475 students
    0.8 miles
    207 S Price Street
    Kingwood, WV 26537
    (304)329-1034
    0.8 PK-4 475
  • Tunnelton South Preston School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 376 students
    5.6 miles
    5258 South Preston Highway
    Tunnelton, WV 26444
    (304)568-2292
    5.6 PK-8 376
  • Arthurdale West Preston School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-12 | 751 students
    7.6 miles
    113 Eby School Road
    Arthurdale, WV 26520
    (304)864-3835
    7.6 PK-12 751
  • Terra Alta Terra Alta/east Preston School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 418 students
    7.9 miles
    1103 East State Avenue
    Terra Alta, WV 26764
    (304)789-2596
    7.9 PK-8 418

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