1858 Valley School Road
Fairmont, WV 26554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Pleasant Valley Elementary School serves 184 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher 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 70-74% (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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 184 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

Pleasant Valley Elementary School's student population of 184 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
184 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Pleasant Valley Elementary School is 0.12, 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
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State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 638 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
94%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 184 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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