Hurricane Middle School

  • Hurricane Middle School serves 967 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher 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 52% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) 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 7% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Hurricane Middle School's student population of 967 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students967 students
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers

School Comparison

  • Hurricane Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hurricane Middle School is 0.14, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
2%
4%
White
93%
90%
Two or more races
2%
3%
Diversity Score0.140.12
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
14%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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HMS is a great school. The teachers interact with us students. The have many choices like band and chores. Teachers are a little stricket but that's because they care. If you live in Hurricane, West Virgina and you need a middle school and if you life in district you should goto this school.
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