Horace Mann Middle School

  • Horace Mann Middle School serves 531 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (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 53% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Horace Mann Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Horace Mann Middle School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horace Mann Middle School is ranked within the top 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 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horace Mann Middle School is 0.45, which is more 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#269 out of 639 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Horace Mann 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Horace Mann Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
22%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Horace Mann Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
71%
90%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horace Mann Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.450.18
This chart display the diversity score of Horace Mann Middle School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Horace Mann Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horace Mann Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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