Nitro Elementary School

  • Nitro Elementary School serves 415 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nitro Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Nitro Elementary School's student population of 415 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nitro Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nitro Elementary School is 0.18, 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#308 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
92%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.180.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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