Philippi Middle School

  • Philippi Middle School serves 321 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 28% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Philippi Middle School's student population of 321 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Philippi Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Philippi Middle School is 0.17, 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)
18%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Philippi Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Philippi 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 Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Philippi Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Philippi Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Philippi Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
91%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Philippi Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Philippi Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.170.19
This chart display the diversity score of Philippi Middle School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Philippi Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Philippi Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBARBOUR COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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