Sharon Dawes Elementary School

Sharon Dawes Elementary School serves 218 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Sharon Dawes Elementary School operates within the Kanawha County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 218 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sharon Dawes Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 14:1 14:1
White
99%
92%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.02 0.12
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.
66%
45%
Sharon Dawes 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.
5%
8%
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Kanawha County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
12
Number of Students Managed 28,713 3,727
District Total Revenue $320 MM $44 MM
Kanawha County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $310 MM $44 MM
Kanawha County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,232 $11,815
Kanawha County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,880 $11,723
Kanawha 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 Riverside High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Bank Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Grove Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East BankEast Bank Middle School
    First And Brannen
    East BankWV 25067
    (304)595-2311
    4.5 mi | 429 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Cedar GroveCedar Grove Elementary School
    John St
    Cedar GroveWV 25039
    (304)949-1642
    4.9 mi | 323 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Cedar GroveCedar Grove Middle School
    John St
    Cedar GroveWV 25039
    (304)949-1642
    4.9 mi | 192 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PrattPratt Elementary School
    Center And Stark St
    PrattWV 25162
    (304)949-4838
    5.2 mi | 272 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DiamondMidland Trail Elementary School
    200 Ferry St
    DiamondWV 25015
    (304)949-1823
    5.6 mi | 241 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Kanawha 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 0.21, which is higher than the West Virginia average of 0.12. The most diverse school district in Kanawha County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.