Independence Middle School

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800 Independence Rd

Sophia, WV 25921

(304) 683-4542

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 473

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Independence Middle School

I went to this school when I was a kid and thought that I wanted my children to go there because it would be a better environment than the inner city schools. I was mistaken. This school has really changed since I was there. The teachers are only there to get a pay check. Bullying is horrible there mostly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/12

I think all kids would love to go to this school. the teachers never give homework and during classes, they get to sit and watch movies all day long.( What can they learn from movies and how are they going to pass high school with no education?) The office there is a joke. They do not know how to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/10/10

Independence Middle is a great school. The teachers helped me prepare for high school and they have great methods to help you learn easier and remember what their actually teaching you.

Posted by a other on 05/10/10

I don't like the fact that Mr. Poe does not allow the teachers to give homework. The students have no homework all through middle school, and then are expected to start doing it in high school. By the time they spend 3 years doing no homework, most of the students do not know how to do homework, then ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/09

Mr. Poe works his hardest at making sure the students work to their best ability and has fun while doing so. He has pep rallys and in school games and all kinds of great activities. My daughter did great at that school and loved it.

Posted by a on 04/24/03

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Test scores
Test scores for Independence Middle School

WESTEST2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Independence Middle School
Raleigh County Schools
West Virginia
* In 2009-2010 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading, math and science, and in grades 3 through 8 in social studies. 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.

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Sophia schools — Independence Middle School is located at 800 Independence Rd, Sophia WV 25921. 800 Independence Rd is in the 25921 ZIP code in Sophia, WV The school district for Independence Middle School is the Raleigh County Schools. Independence Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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