Poca Middle School

  • Poca Middle School serves 348 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher 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 57% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Poca Middle School's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poca Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poca Middle School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
97%
90%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poca Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.060.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Poca Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Poca Poca High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 535 students
    1.1 miles
    #1 Dot Way
    Poca, WV 25159
    (304)755-5001
    1.1 9-12 535
  • Winfield Winfield Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
    1.2 miles
    3280 Winfield Road
    Winfield, WV 25213
    (304)586-3072
    1.2 6-8 627
  • Winfield Winfield High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 824 students
    1.6 miles
    3022 Winfield Road
    Winfield, WV 25213
    (304)586-3279
    1.6 9-12 824
  • Poca Poca Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
    1.8 miles
    2986 Charleston Road
    Poca, WV 25159
    (304)755-7561
    1.8 PK-5 301
  • Nitro Rock Branch Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
    2.0 miles
    4616 1st Avenue
    Nitro, WV 25143
    (304)755-1443
    2.0 PK-5 224

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