Ranson Elementary School

600 North Preston Street
Ranson, WV 25438
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ranson Elementary School serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-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 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ranson Elementary School ranks 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 17% 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 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 0.19. 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
#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 Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
23%
2%
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Black
14%
4%
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White
48%
90%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.690.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
8%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ranson Elementary School is Washington High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles Town Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wright Denny Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charles Town Wright Denny Intermediate School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 417 students
    1.1 miles
    209 West Congress Street
    Charles Town, WV 25414
    (304) 725-2513
    1.1 3-5 417
  • Charles Town Charles Town Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 669 students
    1.9 miles
    193 High Street
    Charles Town, WV 25414
    (304) 725-7821
    1.9 6-8 669
  • Charles Town Page Jackson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 392 students
    2.4 miles
    370 Page Jackson School Road
    Charles Town, WV 25414
    (304) 728-9212
    2.4 PK-2 392
  • Charles Town Washington High School Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,261 student
    3.2 miles
    300 Washington Patriots Drive
    Charles Town, WV 25414
    (304) 885-5110
    3.2 9-12 1,261
  • Shenandoah Junction T A Lowery Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    3.6 miles
    103 Shenandoah Junction Road
    Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442
    (304) 728-7250
    3.6 PK-5 551

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