Sharon Dawes Elementary School

Sharon Dawes Elementary School serves 222 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Sharon Dawes Elementary School operates within the Kanawha County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 222 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 222 students
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sharon Dawes Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sharon Dawes Elementary School Student 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 0.00 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 15:1
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
White
100%
91%
Sharon Dawes Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sharon Dawes Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups 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.
n/a 0.12
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
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.
n/a
23%
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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
3%
Sharon Dawes Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,378 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,042 is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,022 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Kanawha County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
10
Number of Students Managed 28,378 3,691
Kanawha County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $315 MM $43 MM
Kanawha County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $342 MM $46 MM
Kanawha County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,042 $11,650
Kanawha County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,022 $12,559
Kanawha County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • East BankEast Bank Middle School
    4.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 406 studentsFirst And Brannen
    East BankWV 25067
    (304)595-2311
    4.56-8406
  • Cedar GroveCedar Grove Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 319 students200 John St
    Cedar GroveWV 25039
    (304)949-1642
    4.9PK-5319
  • Cedar GroveCedar Grove Middle School
    4.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 164 students200 John St
    Cedar GroveWV 25039
    (304)949-1642
    4.96-8164
  • PrattPratt Elementary School
    5.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 279 studentsCenter And Stark St
    PrattWV 25162
    (304)949-4838
    5.2PK-5279
  • BelleMidland Trail Elementary School
    5.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 249 students200 Ferry St
    BelleWV 25015
    (304)949-1823
    5.6PK-5249

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