Ritchie Elementary School

3700 Wood St
Wheeling, WV 26003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ritchie Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 60-64% (which is higher 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 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Ritchie Elementary School's student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat 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 Rankings

Ritchie 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 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 Testing Rank
#18 out of 638 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
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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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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.420.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
6%
8%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ritchie Elementary School is Northern Reg. Juvenile Detention Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wheeling Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheeling Wheeling Middle School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 180 students
    0.2 miles
    3500 Chapline St
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 243-0425
    0.2 6-8 180
  • Wheeling Bethlehem Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 125 students
    1.7 miles
    22 Chapel Rd
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 243-0350
    1.7 PK-5 125
  • Wheeling Northern Reg. Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12
    1.7 miles
    1000 Chapline Street
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 233-9506
    1.7 6-12 n/a
  • Wheeling Madison Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    1.9 miles
    91 Zane St
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    (304) 243-0366
    1.9 PK-5 250
  • Bellaire Bellaire High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 322 students
    2.1 miles
    349 35th St
    Bellaire, OH 43906
    (740) 676-3652
    2.1 9-12 322

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