Ripley Middle School

#1 West School Street
Ripley, WV 25271
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Ripley Middle School serves 674 students in grades 6-8.
Ripley Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 51% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ripley Middle School's student population of 674 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students674 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Ripley Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ripley Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Ripley Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Ripley Middle School is 0.08, 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
#264 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
96%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.080.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ripley Middle School is Ripley High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ravenswood Middle School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ripley Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ripley Ripley Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
    0.9 miles
    404 Second Avenue
    Ripley, WV 25271
    (304) 372-7345
    0.9 PK-5 608
  • Ripley Fairplain Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 187 students
    1.0 miles
    51 Panther Drive
    Ripley, WV 25271
    (304) 372-7340
    1 PK-5 187
  • Ripley Ripley High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 924 students
    1.0 miles
    2 School Street
    Ripley, WV 25271
    (304) 372-7355
    1 9-12 924
  • Evans Evans Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 183 students
    3.4 miles
    205 School House Drive
    Evans, WV 25241
    (304) 372-7333
    3.4 PK-5 183
  • Cottageville Cottageville Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 147 students
    6.7 miles
    270 Second Street
    Cottageville, WV 25239
    (304) 372-7330
    6.7 PK-5 147

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  
In my opinion some of the teachers are very very rude . My bestfriend was having a mental breakdown in the hallway and a teacher came through and yelled at us both to get to class whist he was sobbing into his knees . Luckily I got him help , but she insisted on us leaving the hallway and going to class instead of getting him help.
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5  
I highly recommend Ripley Middle School. The administrators are so willing to work with students and parents alike. The teaching staff is one of the best in the state of WV. They are kind and caring and show a genuine interest in all students achieving and becoming productive citizens.
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