Dingess Elementary School

  • Dingess Elementary School serves 192 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dingess 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Dingess Elementary School's student population of 192 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dingess Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dingess Elementary School is 0.01, 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 School Rank#387 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
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White
100%
90%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Diversity Score0.010.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dingess 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 NameMingo County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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