South Middle School

500 East Parkway Drive
Morgantown, WV 26501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 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 lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
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 OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

South 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#243 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.220.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonongalia County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Middle School is Technical Education Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountainview Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morgantown Technical Education Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    1000 Mississippi Street
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304) 291-9240
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Morgantown Mountainview Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 755 students
    0.4 miles
    661 Greenbag Road
    Morgantown, WV 26508
    (304) 291-9255
    0.4 PK-5 755
  • Morgantown Morgantown High School Math: 48% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,811 student
    0.8 miles
    109 Wilson Avenue
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304) 291-9260
    0.8 9-12 1,811
  • Morgantown Eastwood Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 686 students
    0.9 miles
    677 201st Memorial Hwy
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304) 284-8226
    0.9 PK-5 686
  • Morgantown Skyview Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 516 students
    1.0 miles
    668 River Road
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304) 284-2890
    1 PK-5 516

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