South Middle School

500 East Parkway St, Morgantown, WV 26505 | (304) 291-9340
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 667
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 East Parkway Drive, Morgantown, WV 26501
School District Details
  • Monongalia School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,813
  • Graduation Rate: 76.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.6
  • Enrolled Students: 10,458

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 667
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 342 (51.3%)
  • Females: 325 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 79 (11.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 228 (34.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 307 (46.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22033.0%
7th Grade22333.4%
8th Grade22433.6%
Source: WV Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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1 review for South Middle School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 15, 2011
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is ok, i love South, some of the teachers need to follow the dress code a little better and understand the stundents, they are very strick and i think that they need to give us a little room for difference. the school's athletic programe is good. the teams could of been picked better. the teams were basicly favorites and not who should of made the team. it wasnt fair. the specials like gym, band,choir, health, art...exc...they need to also be less strick and let somethings go and not just keep talking about it. I love south...lets go stallions!!!!(: RUMBLE RUMBLE RUMBLE!!!!(:

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

Local School
How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that South Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on WESTEST2 state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading / Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies

WESTEST2 - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading / Language Arts Test
Science Test
Social Studies Test

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading / Language Arts Test
Science Test
Social Studies Test

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading / Language Arts Test
Science Test
Social Studies Test
Source: WV Department of Education 2009-2010

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