Ritchie Elementary School

  • Ritchie Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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.
  • Ritchie 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ritchie Elementary School's student population of 299 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ritchie Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ritchie Elementary School is 0.42, 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#18 out of 644 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
15%
4%
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White
74%
90%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.19
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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 NameOhio County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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