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Fort Gay, WV 25514
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Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fort Gay Pre K-8 serves 587 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Fort Gay Pre K-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is equal to the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Fort Gay Pre K-8's student population of 587 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Fort Gay Pre K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fort Gay Pre K-8 is 0.04, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#492 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Gay Pre K-8 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Gay Pre K-8 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fort Gay Pre K-8 and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
n/a
4%
White
98%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 587 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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