South Preston School

5258 South Preston Highway
Tunnelton, WV 26444
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
South Preston School serves 391 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 17:1 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 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Preston School's student population of 391 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 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 0.19. 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
#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 Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
White
99%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.020.19
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePreston County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Preston School is Preston High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Central Preston Middle School (5.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kingwood Central Preston Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 336 students
    5.6 miles
    64 Wildcat Way
    Kingwood, WV 26537
    (304) 329-0033
    5.6 5-8 336
  • Kingwood Preston High School Math: 15% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,196 student
    5.7 miles
    400 Knight Drive
    Kingwood, WV 26537
    (304) 329-0400
    5.7 9-12 1,196
  • Kingwood Kingwood Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 460 students
    5.9 miles
    207 S Price Street
    Kingwood, WV 26537
    (304) 329-1034
    5.9 PK-4 460
  • Tunnelton Fellowsville Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 95 students
    6.2 miles
    139 Fellowsville School Rd
    Tunnelton, WV 26444
    (304) 892-3866
    6.2 K-5 95
  • Arthurdale West Preston School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 763 students
    7.8 miles
    113 Eby School Road
    Arthurdale, WV 26520
    (304) 864-3835
    7.8 PK-8 763

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