Big Otter Elementary School

  • Big Otter Elementary School serves 250 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Big Otter Elementary School's student population of 250 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students250 students
This chart display total students of Big Otter Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Big Otter Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Big Otter Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Big Otter Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Big Otter Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Otter Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Otter 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)60-64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Otter 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 Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Big Otter Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
100%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Big Otter Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Otter Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Scoren/a0.12
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Big Otter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Big Otter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClay County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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