Hurricane Town Elementary School

  • Hurricane Town Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hurricane Town Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hurricane Town Elementary School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hurricane Town Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hurricane Town Elementary School is 0.12, 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 School Rank (16-17)#60 out of 639 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
94%
90%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hurricane Town Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.120.19
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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