Bluefield Middle School



Bluefield Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bluefield Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 156
7 177
8 167
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bluefield Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bluefield, WV in the Mercer County School District. It enrolls 500 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 10.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.5

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Bluefield Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 271
(54%)
3,485
(52%)
 Female 229
(46%)
3,180
(48%)

Bluefield Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 346
(69%)
5,615
(84%)
 Black 140
(28%)
621
(9%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
311
(5%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bluefield Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 287
(57%)
3,630
(54%)
 Not Eligible 213
(43%)
3,035
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Bluefield Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bluefield Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 592
2006 572
2007 576
2008 558
2009 565
2010 550
2011 548
2012 549
2013 575
2014 541
2015 500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 13
2007 13.2
2008 13.1
2009 13.5
2010 12.3
2011 11.9
2012 13.2
2013 13.4
2014 13.5
2015 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69932432432432
2006 0.68006993006993
2007 0.69965277777778
2008 0.68458781362007
2009 0.67964601769912
2010 0.70727272727273
2011 0.71350364963504
2012 0.75227686703097
2013 N/A
2014 0.52865064695009
2015 0.574

Compare Bluefield Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,401.2% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.4%
 

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Public 06 - 08 500 10.8:1  
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Bluewell Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 198 16.5:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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