Poca Middle School

  • Poca Middle School serves 317 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher 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 52% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Poca Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

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

School Overview

  • Poca Middle School's student population of 317 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poca Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poca Middle School is 0.04, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank#187 out of 644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Diversity Score0.040.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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