Alderson Elementary School

  • Alderson Elementary School serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alderson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Alderson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Alderson Elementary School's student population of 240 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alderson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alderson Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank#132 out of 644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
95%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alderson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.080.19
This chart display the diversity score of Alderson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alderson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alderson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenbrier County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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