Birch River Elementary School
Birch River Elementary School serves 95 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Birch River Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).
Birch River Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Birch River Elementary School's student population of 95 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Birch River 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 Birch River 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 Data
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#233 out of 638 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education
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