Pinch Elementary School

300 South Pinch Rd
Elkview, WV 25071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Pinch Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pinch Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pinch Elementary School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Pinch 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 Pinch 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
#38 out of 644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
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2%
Black
n/a
4%
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White
99%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.020.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
4%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pinch Elementary School is Capital High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Elkview Middle School (3.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elkview Elkview Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 637 students
    3.1 miles
    5090 N Elk River Rd
    Elkview, WV 25071
    (304) 348-1947
    3.1 6-8 637
  • Elkview Bridge Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 107 students
    3.3 miles
    5120 Elk River Road N
    Elkview, WV 25071
    (304) 965-5501
    3.3 PK-5 107
  • Charleston Elk Elementary Center Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 541 students
    4.7 miles
    3320 Pennsylvania Ave
    Charleston, WV 25302
    (304) 348-7776
    4.7 PK-5 541
  • Charleston Mary Ingles Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 158 students
    5.3 miles
    559 Big Bottom Hollow Road
    Charleston, WV 25306
    (304) 348-1975
    5.3 PK-5 158
  • Charleston Capital High School Math: 22% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,243 student
    5.8 miles
    1500 Greenbrier St
    Charleston, WV 25311
    (304) 348-6500
    5.8 9-12 1,243

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