Shady Spring Middle School

500 Flat Top Road
Shady Spring, WV 25918
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Shady Spring Middle School serves 647 students in grades 6-8.
Shady Spring 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 43% (which is lower 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Shady Spring Middle School's student population of 647 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Shady Spring Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Shady Spring Middle School is 0.06, 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
#362 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shady Spring Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
97%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.060.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shady Spring Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shady Spring 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 NameRaleigh County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shady Spring Middle School is Shady Spring High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beckley-stratton Middle School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shady Spring Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shady Spring Shady Spring Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 546 students
    0.2 miles
    600 Flat Top Road
    Shady Spring, WV 25918
    (304) 256-4633
    0.2 PK-5 546
  • Shady Spring Shady Spring High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 794 students
    0.4 miles
    300 Hinton Road
    Shady Spring, WV 25918
    (304) 256-4647
    0.4 9-12 794
  • Daniels Daniels Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
    2.6 miles
    351 4-h Lake Road, 4-h Lake Ro
    Daniels, WV 25832
    (304) 256-4622
    2.6 PK-5 603
  • Ghent Ghent Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 239 students
    5.0 miles
    2750 Flat Top Road
    Ghent, WV 25843
    (304) 787-3631
    5 PK-5 239
  • Beckley Stratton Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
    5.9 miles
    1129 South Fayette Street
    Beckley, WV 25801
    (304) 256-4604
    5.9 PK-5 272

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