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East Bank Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 429 students

 

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Posted November 6, 2009

east bank was the best school i have ever been to. they teacher s were so warm and inviting and helped students when they could. posted by a former student


Posted April 22, 2008

I love East Bank and think we have great students and a great staff! We do have our issues, but I think our school is a great place to learn and teach!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 8, 2007

EBMS is one of the best schools in this district. Students are able to work with a staff who cares about them and their academic progress. Administrators connect with teachers and parents on a regular basis and are present at all school functions.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 48% in 2012.

146 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

146 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
25%

2009

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

145 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
20%

2009

 
 
38%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 34% in 2012.

144 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
16%

2009

 
 
42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2012.

132 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

132 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

127 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
35%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 40% in 2012.

127 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
19%

2009

 
 
32%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2012.

161 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
28%

2009

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

161 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
22%

2009

 
 
26%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 34% in 2012.

151 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
33%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

All Students45%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Title I45%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities50%

Reading

All Students40%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities44%

Science

All Students32%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Title I32%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities36%

Social Studies

All Students17%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Title I17%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities19%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the West Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities45%

Reading

All Students42%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Title I42%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities45%

Science

All Students34%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Title I34%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities37%

Social Studies

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Title I26%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities29%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the West Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

All Students29%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Title I29%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities31%

Reading

All Students38%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Title I38%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities40%

Science

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I26%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities28%

Social Studies

All Students17%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Title I17%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities18%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the West Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 92%
Black 5% 5%
Hispanic 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Band

Health & athletics

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  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Gym
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  • Gym
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  • Baseball
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  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading

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Music
  • Band
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East Bank, WV 25067
Phone: (304) 595-2311

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