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Poca Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 332 students

 
 

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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.

103 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
55%

2009

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

103 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

103 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
67%
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.

121 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
58%

2009

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

121 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

115 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

115 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
56%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

106 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
61%
Social Studies

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

106 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
66%
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 Students64%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Title I64%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities66%

Reading

All Students59%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Title I59%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities65%

Science

All Students68%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Title I68%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities74%

Social Studies

All Students43%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I43%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities47%
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 Students52%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities54%

Reading

All Students58%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Title I58%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities62%

Science

All Students63%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Title I63%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities68%

Social Studies

All Students52%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities55%
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 disadvantaged33%
Title I47%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities49%

Reading

All Students66%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Title I66%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities71%

Science

All Students53%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Title I53%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities58%

Social Studies

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities41%
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 96% 92%
Black 2% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
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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Poca, WV 25159
Phone: (304) 755-7343

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