379 Birch River Road
Birch River, WV 26610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
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).

Top Rankings

Birch River Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
95 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#233 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
50-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
4%
4%
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White
96%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
11%
8%
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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: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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