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Tygarts Valley Middle/High School

Public | 6-12 | 446 students

 
 

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Posted May 2, 2011

i have been attending this school since i was an 7th grader, i am currently a junior, i love this school, like any school we have drama, but its so much less here. i enjoy attending here.


Posted August 17, 2009

wellllllllllll ; its an okay school. i do attend there as a freshmen in high school! i know my middle school years werent the best,& i only have on teacher that i know is the only teachable one there and thats Tom Wamsley! that man can teach you & make you laugh all at the same time. thanks wamsley for everything. welllll ; i guess i got the drama years coming, ehh high school,anyways wish me good luck! [=
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 10, 2009

i'm a 7th grader at Tygarts Valley and its an awesome school people are nice and the teachers are really nice they make learning fun i's a really good school to go to
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 23, 2008

I love attending this school, we have a great teaching staff and a excellent education program. It benefits both students and the teachers. Lets go Bulldogs!
—Submitted by a student


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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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
44%

2009

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
44%
Social Studies

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

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
54%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
44%

2009

 
 
46%
Social Studies

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
26%

2009

 
 
45%
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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
8%

2009

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
40%
Social Studies

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

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
15%

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 41% in 2012.

71 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
16%

2009

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

71 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 31% in 2012.

71 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
20%

2009

 
 
49%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 37% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
28%

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

The state average for Math was 43% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
40%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 45% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
60%
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 48% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
28%

2009

 
 
67%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 35% in 2012.

64 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
24%

2009

 
 
73%
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 Students24%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I24%
Students with disabilities12%
Students without disabilities29%

Reading

All Students20%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Title I20%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities29%

Science

All Students15%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Title I15%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities21%

Social Studies

All Students17%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Title I17%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities21%
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 Students33%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%

Reading

All Students35%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Title I35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%

Science

All Students35%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Title I35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%

Social Studies

All Students14%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Title I14%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities17%
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 Students34%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%

Reading

All Students34%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Title I34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%

Science

All Students36%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Title I36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%

Social Studies

All Students33%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Title I33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
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 Students45%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Title I45%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities51%

Reading

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities47%

Science

All Students23%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Title I23%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities27%

Social Studies

All Students24%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I24%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities28%
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 Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I26%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities32%

Reading

All Students35%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I35%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities43%

Social Studies

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities0%
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 Students33%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Title I33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities35%

Reading

All Students33%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Title I33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities35%

Social Studies

All Students22%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Title I22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities0%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 92%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
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 61%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Rt 1 Box 290
Mill Creek, WV 26280
Phone: (304) 335-4575

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