500 East Parkway Drive
Morgantown, WV 26501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Middle School serves 788 students in grades 6-8.
South Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 46% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Middle School's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

South Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Middle School is 0.22, 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
#265 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
88%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 30%)

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