Keyser Middle School

  • Keyser Middle School serves 657 students in grades 5-8.
  • 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 39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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

School Overview

  • Keyser Middle School's student population of 657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Keyser Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Keyser Middle School is 0.15, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
92%
90%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.19
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Keyser Keyser Primary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 597 students
    0.0 miles
    590 Harley Staggers Drive
    Keyser, WV 26726
    (304)788-4508
    0.0 PK-4 597
  • Keyser Mineral County Technical Center Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: PK-12
    0.1 miles
    600 Harley Staggers Drive
    Keyser, WV 26726
    (304)788-4240
    0.1 PK-12 n/a
  • Keyser Keyser High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 697 students
    1.1 miles
    1 E Piedmont St
    Keyser, WV 26726
    (304)788-4230
    1.1 9-12 697
  • Keyser Mineral County Alternative School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 11 students
    1.3 miles
    50 Clary Street
    Keyser, WV 26726
    (304)788-4213
    1.3 6-12 11
  • Keyser Fountain Primary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 103 students
    2.8 miles
    275 Fountain School Road
    Keyser, WV 26726
    (304)788-4215
    2.8 PK-4 103

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