Nichols Elementary School

3505 Erwin Road
Barboursville, WV 25504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

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 OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Nichols Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 644 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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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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Diversity Score
0.080.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabell County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Nichols Elementary School is Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ona Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ona Ona Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
    2.1 miles
    2701 Elementary Dr
    Ona, WV 25545
    (304) 743-7318
    2.1 PK-5 357
  • Barboursville Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Reading: <50%
    Grades: 6-12
    2.1 miles
    2 O'hanlon Place
    Barboursville, WV 25504
    (304) 733-2069
    2.1 6-12 n/a
  • Barboursville Village Of Barboursville Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
    2.4 miles
    718 Central Ave
    Barboursville, WV 25504
    (304) 733-3035
    2.4 PK-5 683
  • Barboursville Barboursville Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 796 students
    2.5 miles
    1400 Central Ave
    Barboursville, WV 25504
    (304) 733-3003
    2.5 6-8 796
  • Barboursville Barboursville School Alternative School
    Reading: <50%
    Grades: 7-12
    2.5 miles
    1535 Martha Road
    Barboursville, WV 25504
    (304) 736-0915
    2.5 7-12 n/a

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