Panther Creek Elementary School

  • Panther Creek Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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.
  • Panther Creek Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Panther Creek Elementary School's student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Panther Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Panther Creek Elementary School is 0.02, 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#60 out of 644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
99%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.020.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNicholas County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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