Van Devender Junior High School

  • Van Devender Junior High School serves 386 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower 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 34% (which is lower 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 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Van Devender Junior High School's student population of 386 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Devender Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Devender Junior High School is 0.24, 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)
19%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
87%
90%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.240.12
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School District NameWood County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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