Mineral Wells Elementary School

1776 Elizabeth Pike
Mineral Wells, WV 26150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mineral Wells Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mineral Wells 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 40% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Mineral Wells Elementary School's student population of 551 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
This chart display total students of Mineral Wells Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Mineral Wells Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Mineral Wells Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Mineral Wells Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Mineral Wells 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 Mineral Wells Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#418 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Mineral Wells Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mineral Wells Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
97%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mineral Wells Elementary School 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
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mineral Wells Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.060.19
This chart display the diversity score of Mineral Wells Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mineral Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWood County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mineral Wells Elementary School is Parkersburg South High School (5.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edison Middle School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kanawha Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Davisville Kanawha Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
    3.3 miles
    6465 Staunton Tpke
    Davisville, WV 26142
    (304) 420-9557
    3.3 PK-5 295
  • Parkersburg Edison Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 624 students
    4.0 miles
    1201 Hillcrest St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9525
    4 6-8 624
  • Parkersburg Martin Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 255 students
    4.0 miles
    1301 Hillcrest St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9625
    4 PK-5 255
  • Parkersburg Fairplains Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 214 students
    4.8 miles
    615 Broadway Ave
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9531
    4.8 PK-5 214
  • Parkersburg Gihon Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
    4.9 miles
    2000 Belmont Rd
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9539
    4.9 PK-5 337

School Reviews

Review Mineral Wells Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While reading, writing, and arithmetic are the foundation of a child's education, financial literacy is growing in importance as well. Learn about public schools that are teaching financial literacy to their students.
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.