200 Tetrick Rd
Shinnston, WV 26431
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Big Elm Elementary School serves 717 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Big Elm Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 41% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Big Elm Elementary School's student population of 717 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
717 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Big Elm Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Big Elm Elementary 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#272 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
97%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Big Elm 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
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 717 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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