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Walton Elementary/Middle School

Public | PK-8 | 383 students

 

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Posted March 13, 2014

This school has had a significant influence on my children. All 3 of my children Go/ went to this school. 1 has graduated and now is a freshman in college. One Is a freshman at RCHS and one is a fifth grader. This school does indeed have the best Students and teachers in Roane County!!!
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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 49% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
32%

2009

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
29%

2009

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
33%
Social Studies

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

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
22%
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 47% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
40%
Social Studies

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

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
36%

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 50% in 2012.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

36 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
45%
Social Studies

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

36 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
27%

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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
60%
Social Studies

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

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
31%

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 51% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
65%
Social Studies

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

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
63%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
58%

2009

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

29 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

29 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
52%
Social Studies

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
50%
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 Students43%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Title I43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities46%

Reading

All Students43%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Title I43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities46%

Science

All Students36%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Title I36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%

Social Studies

All Students38%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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

Math

All Students37%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%

Reading

All Students46%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Title I46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities54%

Science

All Students23%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities27%

Social Studies

All Students30%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Title I30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
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 Students27%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%

Reading

All Students27%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%

Science

All Students25%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I25%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%

Social Studies

All Students19%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Title I19%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities24%
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 Students36%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Title I36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%

Reading

All Students43%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%

Science

All Students43%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Title I43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%

Social Studies

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Title I26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities29%
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 Students40%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Title I40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities47%

Reading

All Students38%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities39%

Science

All Students54%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Title I54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%

Social Studies

All Students21%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Title I21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities22%
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 disadvantaged50%
Title I52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%

Reading

All Students66%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Title I66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%

Science

All Students69%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Title I69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%

Social Studies

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Title I41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities46%
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 98% 92%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Black 1% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
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 65%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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90 School Dr
Walton, WV 25286
Phone: (304) 577-6731

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