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Moundsville Junior High School

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Posted April 24, 2010

My children and now my grandchildren attend this school. The teachers are very attendive to help youth stay in school, help them if they are struggling, and keeping the bulling from happening...


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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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

180 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

180 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
46%
Social Studies

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

176 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
38%

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 51% in 2012.

140 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

140 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

137 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
42%
Social Studies

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

137 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
32%

2009

 
 
41%
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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
29%

2009

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

181 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
46%

2009

 
 
58%
Social Studies

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

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
28%

2009

 
 
58%
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 Students35%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I35%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities37%

Reading

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities43%

Science

All Students34%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I34%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities36%

Social Studies

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Title I26%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities27%
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 Students31%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I31%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities32%

Reading

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities43%

Science

All Students28%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I28%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities30%

Social Studies

All Students30%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Title I30%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities32%
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 disadvantaged20%
Title I33%
Students with disabilities37%
Students without disabilities32%

Reading

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities41%

Science

All Students42%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Title I42%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities43%

Social Studies

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I26%
Students with disabilities13%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 92%
Black 1% 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 55%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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223 Tomlinson Ave
Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone: (304) 843-4440

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