Petersburg Elementary School

  • Petersburg Elementary School serves 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 48% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Petersburg Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Petersburg Elementary School's student population of 657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students657 students
This chart display total students of Petersburg Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Petersburg Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Petersburg Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Petersburg Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Petersburg 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 diversity score of Petersburg Elementary School is 0.06, 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#228 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Petersburg Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Petersburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Petersburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Petersburg Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Petersburg Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
97%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Petersburg Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Petersburg Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.060.19
This chart display the diversity score of Petersburg Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Petersburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Petersburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrant County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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