Berkeley Heights Elementary School

  • Berkeley Heights Elementary School serves 815 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Berkeley Heights Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Berkeley Heights Elementary School's student population of 815 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students815 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berkeley Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berkeley Heights Elementary School is 0.60, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#257 out of 639 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berkeley Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berkeley Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
11%
2%
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Black
13%
4%
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White
59%
90%
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Two or more races
17%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berkeley Heights Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.600.19
This chart display the diversity score of Berkeley Heights 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 Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Berkeley Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Berkeley Heights Elementary School is Vicki Douglas Juvenile Center (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Berkeley Heights has an amazing staff that cares greatly for each and every child that enters our doors. We are blessed to have a supportive community that helps to maximize the potential of our students.
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5  
I was very nervous about changing my kids into this school. I could not be happier. The staff is super friendly and helpful, it's organized they do all kinds of projects and things to get the kids as well as the parents involved...very impressed.
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