100 Chambers Street
Matewan, WV 25678
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Matewan Pre K-8 serves 470 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Matewan Pre K-8 placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher 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 53% (which is higher 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Matewan Pre K-8's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Matewan Pre K-8 is ranked within the top 30% 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 Matewan Pre K-8 is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#144 out of 638 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
53%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
93%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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