Emerson Elementary School

1605 36th St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Emerson Elementary School serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.19, which is equal to 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
#187 out of 644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
90%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.190.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWood County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Emerson Elementary School is Parkersburg High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Parkersburg Madison Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    0.3 miles
    1426 32nd St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9563
    0.3 PK-5 338
  • Parkersburg Hamilton Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 516 students
    0.4 miles
    3501 Cadillac Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    (304) 420-9547
    0.4 6-8 516
  • Parkersburg Van Devender Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 415 students
    0.8 miles
    918 31st St
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    (304) 420-9645
    0.8 6-8 415
  • Parkersburg Parkersburg High School Math: 26% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,689 student
    1.0 miles
    2101 Dudley Ave
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9595
    1 9-12 1,689

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