Fountain Primary School

Tel: (304)788-4215
  • Fountain Primary School serves 101 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the WV average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 10%.
  • Fountain Primary School operates within the Mineral County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 101 students has declined by 39% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 101 students
Fountain Primary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Fountain Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Fountain Primary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Fountain Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.05 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Fountain Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Fountain Primary School Asian Students (2005-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Fountain Primary School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
n/a
5%
Fountain Primary School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
n/a
90%
Fountain Primary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fountain Primary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Fountain Primary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.05 0.12
Fountain Primary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
22%
Fountain Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
4%
Fountain Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mineral County s School District's student population of 4,192 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,654 in this district is less than the state average of $13,970. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,597 is less than the state average of $13,319. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Mineral County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
10
Number of Students Managed 4,192 3,418
Mineral County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $48 MM
Mineral County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $53 MM $46 MM
Mineral County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,654 $13,970
Mineral County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,597 $13,319
Mineral County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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