Emerson Elementary School

  • Emerson Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 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 46%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

Emerson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Emerson Elementary School's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 646 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.17, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
91%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.170.12
This chart display the diversity score of Emerson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWood County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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