Kanawha Elementary School

Kanawha Elementary School serves 316 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Kanawha Elementary School operates within the Wood County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 316 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 316 students
Kanawha Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kanawha Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Kanawha Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Kanawha Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Kanawha Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
White
98%
91%
Kanawha Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Kanawha Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.12
Kanawha Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
23%
Kanawha Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
3%
Kanawha Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wood County s School District's student population of 13,260 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,454 in this district is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has declined by 21% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,404 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wood County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
10
Number of Students Managed 13,260 3,691
Wood County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $141 MM $43 MM
Wood County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $154 MM $46 MM
Wood County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,454 $11,650
Wood County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,404 $12,559
Wood County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Parkersburg South High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edison Junior High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mineral Wells Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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