Van Devender Middle School

  • Van Devender Middle School serves 415 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower 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 31% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Van Devender Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Van Devender Middle School's student population of 415 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Devender Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Devender Middle School is 0.29, 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 School Rank#616 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
84%
90%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.290.19
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWood County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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