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Williamson Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 186 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted December 18, 2009

I love williamson middle we have lots of fun here with the ball games and the peprallies and stuff we have kool teachersthey help you when ever they can they never let you fall behind !!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 18, 2009

i love williamson middle it is a awesome school we have lots of fun and the teachers are great they work well with the students and never let them fall behide
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 23, 2009

the principal is very rude & talks down to all parents.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 50% in 2012.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
25%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
0%
Social Studies

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
0%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
46%

2009

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
0%
Social Studies

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

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
0%
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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
24%

2009

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2012.

36 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
25%

2009

 
 
0%
Social Studies

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

36 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
0%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
0%
Social Studies

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

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
24%

2009

 
 
0%
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 Students33%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I33%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities39%

Reading

All Students35%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Title I35%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities44%

Science

All Students22%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I22%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities31%

Social Studies

All Students22%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I22%
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 Students22%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Title I22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities22%

Reading

All Students42%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%

Science

All Students24%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Title I24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%

Social Studies

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Title I26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%
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 Students24%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%

Reading

All Students27%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%

Science

All Students19%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Title I19%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities24%

Social Studies

All Students17%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Title I17%
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 Students37%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Title I37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%

Reading

All Students29%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%

Science

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%

Social Studies

All Students49%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Title I49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities51%
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 89% 92%
Black 10% 5%
Asian 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 70%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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801 Alderson St
Williamson, WV 25661
Phone: (304) 235-3430

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