Ranson Elementary School

Ranson Elementary School serves 434 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 8%.
Ranson Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 434 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 434 students
Ranson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Ranson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ranson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more 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 14:1 14:1
Ranson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Ranson Elementary School Asian (1997-2013)
Hispanic
19%
1%
Ranson Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
15%
5%
Ranson Elementary School Black (1990-2013)
White
58%
92%
Ranson Elementary School White (1990-2013)
Two or more races
7%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Ranson Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.61 0.12
Ranson Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
61%
47%
Ranson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Ranson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,958 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
10
Number of Students Managed 8,958 3,736
Jefferson County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $102 MM $44 MM
District Spending $101 MM $44 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles Town Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wright Denny Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Charles TownWright Denny Intermediate School
    209 West Congress St
    Charles TownWV 25414
    (304)725-2513
    1.1 mi | 412 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • Charles TownCharles Town Middle School
    817 High St
    Charles TownWV 25414
    (304)725-7821
    1.9 mi | 678 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Charles TownPage Jackson Elementary School
    370 Page Jackson School Rd
    Charles TownWV 25414
    (304)728-9212
    2.4 mi | 419 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Charles TownWashington High School
    300 Washington Patriots Dr
    Charles TownWV 25414
    (304)725-8491
    3.2 mi | 1118 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Shenandoah JunctionT A Lowery Elementary School
    103 Shenandoah Junction Rd
    Shenandoah JunctionWV 25442
    (304)728-7250
    3.6 mi | 603 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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