Fall River Elementary School

13 Falcon Drive
Big Sandy, WV 24816
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Fall River Elementary School serves 160 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fall River 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 bottom 50%) 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 40-44% (which is lower 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fall River Elementary School's student population of 160 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Fall River 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 Fall River Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#285 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
3%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
95%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
48%
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 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
8%
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 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcdowell County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fall River Elementary School is Career And Technology Center (6.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sandy River Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bradshaw Elementary School (5.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bradshaw Bradshaw Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    5.4 miles
    740 Mountaineer Highway
    Bradshaw, WV 24817
    (304) 967-7700
    5.4 PK-5 281
  • Avondale Sandy River Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 213 students
    5.4 miles
    Route 80
    Avondale, WV 24811
    (304) 938-2407
    5.4 6-8 213
  • Iaeger Iaeger Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
    6.3 miles
    182 Waters Street
    Iaeger, WV 24844
    (304) 967-7167
    6.3 PK-5 291
  • Welch Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.9 miles
    1 Stadium Drive
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304) 436-3488
    6.9 9-12 n/a
  • Welch Welch Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
    7.0 miles
    1235 Stewart Street
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304) 436-4645
    7 PK-5 292

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