900 Helene Street
Saint Albans, WV 25177
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Central Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Central Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Central Elementary School is 0.22, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#118 out of 638 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
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
4%
4%
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White
88%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
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: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 50%)

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