Emerson Elementary School

  • Emerson Elementary School serves 367 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 35%) for the 2016-17 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 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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 7% 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 50% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.17, 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 (16-17)#224 out of 639 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.170.19
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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 Lunchn/an/a
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 Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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