400 Third Avenue
South Charleston, WV 25303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
South Charleston Middle School serves 339 students in grades 6-8.
South Charleston 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

South Charleston Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

South Charleston Middle School's student population of 339 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

South Charleston Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Charleston Middle School is 0.41, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#161 out of 638 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
55%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
75%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 10%)

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