Wheeling Middle School

3500 Chapline St
Wheeling, WV 26003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wheeling Middle School serves 180 students in grades 6-8.
Wheeling 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wheeling Middle School's student population of 180 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Wheeling 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 diversity score of Wheeling Middle School is 0.41, 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 Testing Rank
#355 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
14%
4%
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White
75%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.410.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOhio County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Wheeling Middle School is Northern Reg. Juvenile Detention Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ritchie Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheeling Ritchie Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 299 students
    0.2 miles
    3700 Wood St
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 243-0372
    0.2 PK-5 299
  • Wheeling Northern Reg. Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Reading: <50%
    Grades: 6-12
    1.5 miles
    1000 Chapline Street
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 233-9506
    1.5 6-12 n/a
  • Wheeling Madison Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    1.7 miles
    91 Zane St
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 243-0366
    1.7 PK-5 250
  • Wheeling Bethlehem Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 125 students
    1.8 miles
    22 Chapel Rd
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 243-0350
    1.8 PK-5 125
  • Bellaire Bellaire High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 322 students
    2.3 miles
    349 35th St
    Bellaire, OH 43906
    (740) 676-3652
    2.3 9-12 322

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