School Details

Sandy River Middle School

Route 80, Avondale, WV 24811
(304) 938-2407
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 272 students 17 students/teacher (WV avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

36%
33%
48%
31%
31%
51%
30%
21%
42%
23%
19%
34%

West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST2)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • McDowell County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
40%
51%
35%
31%
50%
35%
25%
45%
25%
21%
40%

West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST2)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • McDowell County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

30%
29%
42%
41%
30%
48%
43%
28%
47%
25%
17%
34%

West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST2)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • McDowell County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sandy River Middle School is a public middle school in Avondale. 272 students attend Sandy River Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 72% of the 272 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Sandy River Middle School is 17:1. Twin Branch Pentecostal Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 99% 88%
Hispanic 0.7% 0.1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 79%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    Sandy River Middle is an excellent school. They have wonderful teachers and a excellent principal. I am proud to be a parent of a SRMS student and I would recommend this school to everyone...

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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