Martinsburg South Middle School

Martinsburg South Middle School serves 781 students in grades 6-8.
Martinsburg South Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower 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 36% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Martinsburg South Middle School's student population of 781 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students781 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Martinsburg South Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Martinsburg South Middle School is 0.55, 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
#562 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
2%
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Black
24%
4%
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White
62%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martinsburg South Middle School is Martinsburg High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vicki Douglas Juvenile Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winchester Avenue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Martinsburg Martinsburg High School Math: 25% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,365 student
    0.2 miles
    701 South Queen Street
    Martinsburg, WV 25401
    (304) 267-3530
    0.2 9-12 1,365
  • Martinsburg Winchester Avenue Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 323 students
    0.4 miles
    650 Winchester Avenue
    Martinsburg, WV 25401
    (304) 267-3570
    0.4 PK-3 323
  • Martinsburg Burke Street Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 295 students
    0.6 miles
    422 West Burke Street
    Martinsburg, WV 25401
    (304) 267-3525
    0.6 PK-3 295
  • Martinsburg Berkeley Heights Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 815 students
    0.7 miles
    726 Hack Wilson Way
    Martinsburg, WV 25401
    (304) 267-3520
    0.7 PK-3 815
  • Martinsburg Vicki Douglas Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Reading: <50%
    Grades: 6-12
    0.7 miles
    900 Emmett Rousch Drive
    Martinsburg, WV 25401
    (304) 267-0167
    0.7 6-12 n/a

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