Fountain Primary School

Rt 2 Box 9,

Keyser, WV, 26726-9269

Tel: (304)788-4215
Grades: PK-4

168 students

Fountain Primary School serves 168 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Fountain Primary School operates within the Mineral County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 168 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 168 students
Fountain Primary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Fountain Primary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Fountain Primary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Fountain Primary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Fountain Primary School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
2%
1%
Fountain Primary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Fountain Primary School Black (1991-2012)
White
93%
92%
Fountain Primary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fountain Primary School Sch Ethnicity Fountain Primary 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.
0.13 0.30
Fountain Primary School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
50%
45%
Fountain Primary 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.
5%
8%
Fountain Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,282 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Mineral County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
12
Number of Students Managed 4,282 3,727
Mineral County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $44 MM
District Spending $50 MM $44 MM
Mineral County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,783 $11,815
Mineral County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,011 $11,723
Mineral 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 Keyser High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Keyser Headstart (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keyser Primary / Middle School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Keyser Keyser High School
    1 East Piedmont St
    Keyser , WV , 26726
    (304)788-4230
    2.5  mi  |  697  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Keyser Keyser Primary / Middle School
    700 Harley Staggers Dr
    Keyser , WV , 26726
    (304)788-4220
    2.8  mi  |  1136  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Keyser Keyser Headstart
    251 West Piedmont St
    Keyser , WV , 26726
    (304)788-4216
    2.8  mi  |  95  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Keyser Mineral County Technical Center
    Vocational School
    600 South Water St Ext
    Keyser , WV , 26726
    (304)788-4240
    Vocational School
    2.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Keyser Mineral County Alternative School
    Alternative School
    50 Clary St
    Keyser , WV , 26726
    (304)788-4213
    Alternative School
    3.2  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  7-9

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Mineral 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 0.30, which is lower than the West Virginia average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Mineral County is Superior K-12 Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.