5258 South Preston Highway
Tunnelton, WV 26444
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
South Preston School serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
South Preston School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower 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 29% (which is lower 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 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Preston School's student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

South Preston 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 South Preston School is 0.02, which is less 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
#609 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
White
99%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
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: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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