Spanishburg School

8544 Beckley Rd,

Spanishburg, WV, 25922-0007

Tel: (304)425-5854
Grades: PK-5

180 students

Spanishburg School serves 180 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Spanishburg School operates within the Mercer County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 180 students has declined by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 180 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Students by Grade Spanishburg School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less 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 12:1 14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Black
n/a
5%
White
98%
92%
All Ethnic Groups Spanishburg School Sch Ethnicity Spanishburg 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.
0.04 0.15
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.
52%
45%
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.
14%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,725 students has grown by 2678% over five years.
School District Name Mercer County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
10
Number of Students Managed 9,725 3,689
District Total Revenue $98 MM $44 MM
Mercer County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $101 MM $44 MM
Mercer County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $280,131 $11,815
Mercer County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $289,569 $11,723
Mercer County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2011 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pikeview High School (4.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pikeview Middle School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Straley Elementary School (5.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Princeton Pikeview High School
    3566 Eads Mill Rd
    Princeton , WV , 24740
    (304)384-7586
    4.3  mi  |  697  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Princeton Pikeview Middle School
    3566 Eads Mill Rd
    Princeton , WV , 24740
    (304)348-6610
    4.3  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Princeton Mercer County Early Learning Center
    821 Broadway St
    Princeton , WV , 24740
    (304)425-4251
    4.5  mi  |  381  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Princeton Princeton Middle School
    300 North Johnston St
    Princeton , WV , 24740
    (304)425-7517
    5.1  mi  |  577  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Princeton Straley Elementary School
    810 Straley Ave
    Princeton , WV , 24740
    (304)425-3173
    5.1  mi  |  189  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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