Coal City Elementary School

900 Independence Road
Coal City, WV 25823
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Coal City Elementary School serves 268 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Coal City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Coal City Elementary School's student population of 268 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Rankings

Coal City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Coal City Elementary School is 0.12, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#332 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
94%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.120.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRaleigh County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Coal City Elementary School is Independence High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Independence Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Coal City Independence High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 637 students
    0.6 miles
    850 Independence Road
    Coal City, WV 25823
    (304) 683-3228
    0.6 9-12 637
  • Sophia Independence Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 453 students
    0.8 miles
    800 Independence Road
    Sophia, WV 25921
    (304) 683-4542
    0.8 6-8 453
  • Crab Orchard Crab Orchard Elementary School Reading: 55-59%
    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
    3.5 miles
    1404 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Rt
    Crab Orchard, WV 25827
    (304) 256-4577
    3.5 PK-5 290
  • Sophia Sophia-soak Creek Elementary School Reading: 40-44%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    4.4 miles
    200 Mills Avenue
    Sophia, WV 25921
    (304) 683-4541
    4.4 PK-5 329
  • Beckley Hollywood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
    5.5 miles
    412 Old Mill Road
    Beckley, WV 25801
    (304) 256-4579
    5.5 PK-5 270

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