Straley Elementary School

  • Straley Elementary School serves 180 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Straley Elementary School's student population of 180 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Straley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Straley Elementary School is 0.32, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
82%
90%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Straley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.320.19
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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