James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center

  • James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center serves 25 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center's student population of 25 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students25 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center is ranked within the top 30% of all 659 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The diversity score of James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center is 0.44, 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 (13-14)#173 out of 659 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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Asian
4%
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
20%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
72%
90%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.440.18
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameInstitutional Educational Programs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center is Ben Franklin Vocational Center (0.6 miles away)
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