Aurora School

125 Aurora School Road
Aurora, WV 26705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Aurora School serves 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Aurora School placed in the top 20% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Aurora School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

Aurora School's student population of 172 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Rankings

Aurora School is ranked within the top 20% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Aurora School is 0.06, 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
#71 out of 638 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
97%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.060.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aurora School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePreston County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Aurora School is Southern Garrett High School (10.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Swan Meadow School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crellin Elementary School (6.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland Crellin Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 134 students
    6.6 miles
    115 Kendall Dr
    Oakland, MD 21550
    (301) 334-4704
    6.6 K-5 134
  • Oakland Swan Meadow School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 43 students
    6.8 miles
    6709 Garrett Highway
    Oakland, MD 21550
    (301) 334-2059
    6.8 K-8 43
  • Terra Alta Terra Alta/east Preston School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 387 students
    8.2 miles
    1103 East State Avenue
    Terra Alta, WV 26764
    (304) 789-2344
    8.2 PK-8 387
  • Oakland Yough Glades Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
    9.7 miles
    70 Wolf Acres Dr
    Oakland, MD 21550
    (301) 334-3334
    9.7 PK-5 328
  • Oakland Southern Garrett High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 715 students
    10.2 miles
    345 Oakland Dr
    Oakland, MD 21550
    (301) 334-9447
    10.2 9-12 715

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