Paden City Elementary School
Paden City Elementary School serves 188 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Paden City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower 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 25-29% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 188 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
- Minority Enrollment: 3%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in WV
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education
Paden City Elementary School's student population of 188 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
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Paden City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Paden City Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#549 out of 638 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education
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