Harpers Ferry Middle School

  • Harpers Ferry Middle School serves 640 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher 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 52% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harpers Ferry Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Harpers Ferry Middle School's student population of 640 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harpers Ferry Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harpers Ferry Middle School is 0.31, 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#168 out of 644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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1%
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Hispanic
4%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
88%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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