Melrose Elementary School

  • Melrose Elementary School serves 296 students in grades Kindergarten-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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Melrose Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Melrose Elementary School's student population of 296 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Melrose Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Melrose Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.18. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank#179 out of 639 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
92%
90%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Melrose Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.150.18
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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  • Athens Athens Elementary School Magnet School
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