Peterson-central Elementary School

  • Peterson-central Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Peterson-central 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Peterson-central Elementary School's student population of 521 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peterson-central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peterson-central Elementary School is 0.04, 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 School Rank (16-17)#509 out of 639 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.040.19
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewis County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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