PROFICIENCY 34% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%West Virginia

Wellsburg Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "BROOKE COUNTY SCHOOLS" in Wellsburg, WV. There are a total of 396 students and 37 teachers at Wellsburg Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Wellsburg Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 13% lower than the West Virginia average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Wellsburg Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Wellsburg Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictWest VirginiaNational
Caucasian 95.5% 95.5% 90.9% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 1.2% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 0.8% 1.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 1.6% 2.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Wellsburg Primary School30%0.2Wellsburg, WV
Buckeye North Elementary School77%1.5Brilliant, OH
Brooke High School42%2.2Wellsburg, WV
Hooverson Heights Primary School45%3.7Hooverson Heights, WV
Jefferson Primary School60%3.9Follansbee, WV
Indian Creek Middle School Grades 7 & 856%4.0Mingo Junction, OH
Indian Creek Middle School Grades 5 & 667%4.0Mingo Junction, OH
Franklin Primary School67%4.0Wellsburg, WV
Hills Elementary School77%4.1Mingo Junction, OH
Beech Bottom Primary40%4.1Beech Bottom, WV
Follansbee Middle School34%4.3Follansbee, WV
Steubenville High School82%6.0Steubenville, OH

Wellsburg demographics profile

StatisticWellsburgWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,8047791
Median age48.941.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%59%55%
Speak English99%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%

Education level achieved in Wellsburg

IndexWellsburgWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.8%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%
Source: The Wellsburg Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.