Ranson Elementary School

Ranson Elementary School serves 377 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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 377 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 377 students
Ranson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Ranson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ranson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 13:1 14:1
Ranson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Ranson Elementary School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
17%
1%
Ranson Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
16%
5%
Ranson Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
59%
92%
Ranson Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ranson Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ranson 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.
0.60 0.15
Ranson 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.
64%
45%
Ranson 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.
9%
8%
Ranson 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
District Total Revenue $102 MM $44 MM
Jefferson County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (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 Town Wright Denny Intermediate School
    209 West Congress St
    Charles Town , WV , 25414
    (304)725-2513
    1.1  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Charles Town Charles Town Middle School
    817 High St
    Charles Town , WV , 25414
    (304)725-7821
    1.9  mi  |  675  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Charles Town Page Jackson Elementary School
    370 Page Jackson School Rd
    Charles Town , WV , 25414
    (304)728-9212
    2.4  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Charles Town Washington High School
    300 Washington Patriots Dr
    Charles Town , WV , 25414
    (304)725-8491
    3.2  mi  |  1083  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Shenandoah Junctio T A Lowery Elementary School
    103 Shenandoah Junction Rd
    Shenandoah Junctio , WV , 25442
    (304)728-7250
    3.6  mi  |  589  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.