600 North Preston Street
Ranson, WV 25438
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ranson Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ranson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 309 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ranson Elementary School's student population of 309 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Ranson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ranson Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#323 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
23%
2%
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Black
18%
4%
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White
47%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ranson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
8%
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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-5
  • Students: 309 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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