Best Middle Schools in Zip Code 45859


Summary:

The 45859 zip code is home to a single middle school, Upper Scioto Valley Middle School, which serves students in grades 6-8. With an enrollment of just 86 students, the school faces unique challenges in terms of resources, academic offerings, and student support.

Academically, Upper Scioto Valley Middle School has a mixed performance record. The school excels in 8th grade science, with 70% of students proficient or better, outpacing the state average of 64%. However, the school struggles in 7th and 8th grade math, with only 32.5% and 35% of students reaching proficiency, compared to 47.6% and 46.4% statewide. English Language Arts results are also uneven, with the school outperforming the state in 7th grade but underperforming in 8th grade. Addressing these academic disparities should be a priority for the school.

Other areas of concern include the school's high chronic absenteeism rate of 19.6%, below-average per-student funding of $8,350, and a very high student-teacher ratio of 86:1. These factors likely contribute to the school's academic challenges and may limit its ability to provide individualized attention and support for students. Additionally, the school's predominantly white student population (89.53%) suggests a lack of diversity that could be addressed. Overall, Upper Scioto Valley Local district and the community must work to strengthen this small middle school and ensure its students receive a well-rounded and high-quality education.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Ohio Department of Education.

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