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Blennerhassett Junior High School

Public | 6-8 | 530 students

 
 

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Posted April 14, 2012

I wanna know more about this school and how well it is managed and how well the classes are taught


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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.

167 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

166 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
44%

2009

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

164 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
56%
Social Studies

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

165 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
38%

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

The state average for Math was 51% in 2012.

191 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

191 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
44%

2009

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

185 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
53%
Social Studies

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

184 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
41%

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 42% in 2012.

177 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
40%

2009

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

177 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
46%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

171 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
58%
Social Studies

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

172 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
64%
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 Students40%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities44%

Reading

All Students43%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Title I43%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities48%

Science

All Students32%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Title I32%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities36%

Social Studies

All Students28%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Title I28%
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 Students51%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I51%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities56%

Reading

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I47%
Students with disabilities12%
Students without disabilities52%

Science

All Students45%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Title I45%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities48%

Social Studies

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities45%
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 Students47%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Title I47%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities52%

Reading

All Students52%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities57%

Science

All Students57%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I57%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities59%

Social Studies

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities44%
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 2% 5%
Hispanic 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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