8324 Sissonville Drive
Charleston, WV 25320
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Sissonville Elementary School serves 266 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Sissonville Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sissonville Elementary School's student population of 266 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Sissonville Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Sissonville Elementary School is 0.08, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#154 out of 638 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
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White
96%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sissonville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
13%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 266 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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