Mountaineer Middle School

  • Mountaineer Middle School serves 446 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 46% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mountaineer 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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

School Overview

  • Mountaineer Middle School's student population of 446 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mountaineer Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mountaineer Middle School is 0.08, which is less 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#447 out of 639 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mountaineer 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 Ratio11:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
96%
90%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mountaineer Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.080.18
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mountaineer Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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