3505 Erwin Road
Barboursville, WV 25504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Nichols Elementary School serves 241 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nichols Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is higher 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Nichols Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

Nichols Elementary School's student population of 241 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Nichols Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Nichols Elementary School is 0.08, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 638 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
96%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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