C. W. Shipley Elementary School

C. W. Shipley Elementary School serves 391 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 8%.
C. W. Shipley Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 391 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 391 students
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade C. W. Shipley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
4%
1%
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
4%
5%
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
84%
92%
C. W. Shipley Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups C. W. Shipley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity C. W. Shipley Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.29 0.15
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
28%
45%
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
6%
8%
C. W. Shipley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,842 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
10
Number of Students Managed 8,842 3,689
Jefferson County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $102 MM $44 MM
Jefferson County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $101 MM $44 MM
Jefferson County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,165 $11,815
Jefferson County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,013 $11,723
Jefferson County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jefferson High School (3.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harpers Ferry Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Driswood Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Harpers Ferry Harpers Ferry Middle School
    1710 West Washington St
    Harpers Ferry , WV , 25425
    (304)535-6357
    1.1  mi  |  388  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Shenandoah Junction Driswood Elementary School
    75 Caspian Way
    Shenandoah Junction , WV , 25442
    (304)348-6610
    2.6  mi  |  496  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Shenandoah Junction Jefferson High School
    4141 Flowing Springs Rd
    Shenandoah Junction , WV , 25442
    (304)725-8491
    3.6  mi  |  1321  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Shenandoah Junction Wildwood Middle School
    1209 Shenandoah Junction Rd
    Shenandoah Junction , WV , 25442
    (304)728-4518
    4.1  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ranson Ranson Elementary School
    600 North Preston St
    Ranson , WV , 25438
    (304)725-7310
    4.5  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Jefferson County, WV public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is higher than the West Virginia average of 0.15. The most diverse school district in Jefferson County is Harmony Science Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.