George Ward Elementary School

George Ward Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
George Ward Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

George Ward Elementary School's student population of 320 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students320 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of George Ward Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

George Ward Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 George Ward Elementary School is 0.00, 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
#462 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
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White
100%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.000.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Ward 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 NameRandolph County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to George Ward Elementary School is Tygarts Valley Middle/High School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mill Creek Tygarts Valley Middle/High School Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 493 students
    0.2 miles
    10189 Seneca Trail
    Mill Creek, WV 26280
    (304) 335-4575
    0.2 6-12 493
  • Dailey Homestead Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 72 students
    5.4 miles
    Route 219/250 North
    Dailey, WV 26259
    (304) 338-4903
    5.4 PK-5 72
  • Beverly Beverly Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 245 students
    9.5 miles
    505 Main Street
    Beverly, WV 26253
    (304) 636-9162
    9.5 PK-5 245
  • Coalton Coalton Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 149 students
    11.6 miles
    278 Broadway Avenue
    Coalton, WV 26257
    (304) 636-9164
    11.6 PK-5 149
  • Elkins Jennings Randolph Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    14.0 miles
    101 Scott Ford Road
    Elkins, WV 26241
    (304) 636-9181
    14 PK-5 286

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