Hamlin Pk-8

8130 Court Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Hamlin Pk-8 serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hamlin Pk-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Hamlin Pk-8's student population of 506 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students506 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hamlin Pk-8
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Hamlin Pk-8 by grade.

School Rankings

Hamlin Pk-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 Hamlin Pk-8 is 0.02, 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
#435 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
40%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hamlin Pk-8 and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
99%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hamlin Pk-8 and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hamlin Pk-8. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.020.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hamlin Pk-8 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)
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hamlin Pk-8 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 NameLincoln County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hamlin Pk-8 is Lincoln County High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Guyan Valley Middle School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Hamlin Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamlin Lincoln County High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 855 students
    0.3 miles
    81 Lincoln Panther Way
    Hamlin, WV 25523
    (304) 824-6000
    0.3 9-12 855
  • West Hamlin West Hamlin Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 516 students
    4.8 miles
    114 Dairy Road
    West Hamlin, WV 25571
    (304) 824-3630
    4.8 PK-5 516
  • Branchland Guyan Valley Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 283 students
    5.1 miles
    5312 Mcclellan Highway
    Branchland, WV 25506
    (304) 824-3235
    5.1 6-8 283
  • Griffithsville Duval Pk-8 Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 521 students
    6.8 miles
    5304 Straight Fork Road
    Griffithsville, WV 25521
    (304) 524-2101
    6.8 PK-8 521
  • Salt Rock Salt Rock Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 229 students
    7.0 miles
    5570 Madison Creek Rd
    Salt Rock, WV 25559
    (304) 733-3037
    7 PK-5 229

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