Du Pont Middle School

  • Du Pont Middle School serves 330 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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.
  • Du Pont 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Du Pont Middle School's student population of 330 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Du Pont 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Du Pont Middle School is 0.28, 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#572 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
11%
4%
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White
87%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Diversity Score0.280.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Du Pont Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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