Follansbee Middle School

1400 Main Street
Follansbee, WV 26037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Follansbee Middle School serves 492 students in grades 5-8.
Follansbee 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 24% (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 30% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Follansbee Middle School's student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Follansbee 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 Follansbee Middle School is 0.10, which is less 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
#598 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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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
1%
4%
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White
95%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrooke County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Follansbee Middle School is Steubenville High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Creek Middle School Grades 7 & 8 (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brooke Intermediate School North (0.2 miles away)
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