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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public middle schools serving 1,700 students in Wetzel County Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in West Virginia.
Public Middle Schools in Wetzel County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the West Virginia public middle school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 42% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Wetzel County Schools School District are Long Drain School, New Martinsville School and Paden City High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the West Virginia public middle school average of 8% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameWetzel County Schools School District
School District Phone Number(304) 455-2441
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
# of Schools4 Schools208 Schools
# of Students1,700 Students80,382 Students
# of Teachers144 Teachers5,755 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1

District Rank

Wetzel County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 57 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Overall District Rank
#30 out of 57 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wetzel County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wetzel County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wetzel County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wetzel County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.060.16
# of American Indian Students1 Student75 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students9 Students420 Students
% Asian Students
n/an/a
# of Hispanic Students16 Students1,228 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# of Black Students14 Students3,094 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# of White Students1,645 Students73,568 Students
% White Students
97%
92%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a33 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students15 Students1,962 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1471,497
# of Students in Kindergarten:1561,563
# of Students in 1st Grade:1601,526
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1361,508
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1171,448
# of Students in 4th Grade:1481,638
# of Students in 5th Grade:1524,783
# of Students in 6th Grade:18418,305
# of Students in 7th Grade:17819,667
# of Students in 8th Grade:19719,823
# of Students in 9th Grade:302,202
# of Students in 10th Grade:382,175
# of Students in 11th Grade:232,170
# of Students in 12th Grade:342,077
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,629 is higher than the state median of $12,121. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,002 is higher than the state median of $11,896. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$48 MM$43 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wetzel County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$46 MM$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Wetzel County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,629$12,121
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wetzel County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,002$11,896
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wetzel County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Wetzel County Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Long Drain School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Rt 1 Box 108-a
    Metz, WV 26585
    (304) 775-4221

    Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
  • Rank: #22.
    New Martinsville School Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20 E Benjamin Drive
    New Martinsville, WV 26155
    (304) 455-2291

    Grades: PK-8 | 892 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Paden City High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 N Fourth Avenue
    Paden City, WV 26159
    (304) 337-2267

    Grades: 7-12 | 184 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Short Line School Math: 34% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9817 Shortline Highway
    Reader, WV 26167
    (304) 386-4115

    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
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