Fairplains Elementary School

615 Broadway Ave
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Fairplains Elementary School serves 214 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fairplains Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fairplains Elementary School's student population of 214 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairplains Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Fairplains Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#246 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
93%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.130.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Fairplains Elementary School is Parkersburg South High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Edison Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Parkersburg Edison Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 624 students
    0.8 miles
    1201 Hillcrest St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9525
    0.8 6-8 624
  • Parkersburg Martin Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 255 students
    0.8 miles
    1301 Hillcrest St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9625
    0.8 PK-5 255
  • Parkersburg Gihon Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
    1.0 miles
    2000 Belmont Rd
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9539
    1 PK-5 337
  • Parkersburg Parkersburg South High School Math: 20% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,537 student
    1.0 miles
    1511 Blizzard Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9610
    1 9-12 1,537
  • Parkersburg Wood County Vocational Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    1515 Blizzard Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9501
    1 9-12 n/a

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