Fall River Elementary School

  • Fall River Elementary School serves 161 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Fall River Elementary School's student population of 161 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students161 students
This chart display total students of Fall River Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Fall River Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fall River Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fall River Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fall River Elementary School is 0.04, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fall River 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)40-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fall River 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 Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fall River Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fall River Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fall River Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
98%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fall River Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fall River Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.040.12
This chart display the diversity score of Fall River Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fall River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fall River 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 NameMcdowell County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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