Ranson Elementary School

  • Ranson Elementary School serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher 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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ranson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ranson Elementary School's student population of 367 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ranson Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ranson Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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)#207 out of 639 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
24%
2%
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Black
14%
4%
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White
49%
90%
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Two or more races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.19
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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 NameJefferson County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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