Wellsburg Middle School

  • Wellsburg Middle School serves 408 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 37% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wellsburg 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 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Wellsburg Middle School's student population of 408 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wellsburg 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 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wellsburg Middle School is 0.04, which is less 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#489 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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1%
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Hispanic
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2%
Black
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4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wellsburg Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
98%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.040.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wellsburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wellsburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrooke County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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