South Middle School

  • South Middle School serves 759 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • South Middle School's student population of 759 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Middle School is 0.19, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
90%
90%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.190.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonongalia County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to South Middle School is Technical Education Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morgantown Technical Education Center Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: PK-12
    0.2 miles
    1000 Mississippi Street
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304)291-9240
    0.2 PK-12 n/a
  • Morgantown Mountainview Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 744 students
    0.4 miles
    661 Greenbag Road
    Morgantown, WV 26508
    (304)291-9255
    0.4 PK-5 744
  • Morgantown Morgantown High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1792 students
    0.8 miles
    109 Wilson Avenue
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304)291-9260
    0.8 9-12 1792
  • Morgantown Eastwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 678 students
    0.9 miles
    677 201st Memorial Hwy
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304)291-9210
    0.9 PK-5 678
  • Morgantown Skyview Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    1.0 miles
    668 River Road
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304)284-2890
    1.0 PK-5 467

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