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Central Preston Middle School

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3 stars

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Posted October 17, 2011

The Band is outstanding. Keep up he great work in the community. You kids make us proud.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 6, 2006

I really have nothing nice to say about this school. The staff is very rude, there is no adult supervision, and they wonder why they have alot of
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
60%
Social Studies

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

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
51%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

100 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

95 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
59%
Social Studies

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
46%
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

106 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
49%
Social Studies

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

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
26%

2009

 
 
55%
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 Students46%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I46%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities55%

Reading

All Students56%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Title I56%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities66%

Science

All Students48%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Title I48%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities57%

Social Studies

All Students54%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I54%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities61%
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 Students54%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Title I54%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities66%

Reading

All Students59%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I59%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities71%

Science

All Students52%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities61%

Social Studies

All Students44%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I44%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities53%
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 disadvantaged33%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities51%

Reading

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities54%

Science

All Students48%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Title I48%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities59%

Social Studies

All Students30%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Title I30%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities35%
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

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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 97% 92%
Black 2% 5%
Hispanic 1% 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 46%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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350 Preston Dr
Kingwood, WV 26537
Phone: (304) 329-0033

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