Suncrest Primary

  • Suncrest Primary serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher 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 70-74% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

Suncrest Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Suncrest Primary's student population of 367 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Suncrest Primary's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Suncrest Primary is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. 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)75-79%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Suncrest Primary and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Suncrest Primary and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
2%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
79%
90%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Suncrest Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.370.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Suncrest Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMONONGALIA COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morgantown Suncrest Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 511 students
    0.6 miles
    360 Baldwin Street
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304)291-9335
    0.6 6-8 511
  • Morgantown North Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 802 students
    1.4 miles
    825 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304)291-9280
    1.4 PK-5 802
  • Morgantown Eastwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 678 students
    2.6 miles
    677 201st Memorial Hwy
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304)291-9210
    2.6 PK-5 678
  • Morgantown Morgantown High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1792 students
    2.7 miles
    109 Wilson Avenue
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304)291-9260
    2.7 9-12 1792
  • Morgantown Skyview Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    2.9 miles
    668 River Road
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (304)284-2890
    2.9 PK-5 467

School Reviews

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My child has attended Suncrest Elementary for a few years now. Under the leadership of Mrs. Hines, the former principal, I feel like the school as a whole was more cohesive and organized compared to the new principal. While the school tends to report good test scores, I fear the focus on test scores overrides the importance of valuing each child''s progress and development, since school is important for social/emotional development, and educational achievement beyond test scores as well. Overall, the teachers we have experienced have been mostly all caring, supportive and wonderful, with the exception of my child's 2nd-grade teacher. My child has special needs, and the teacher, despite her further degree in special education, didn''t help them thrive or succeed but instead seemed to exacerbate the difficulties my child had. Once my child was out of Mrs. Wilson''s classroom, it''s as if they became a whole new person. Despite this one problematic employee, it seems everyone at every level seems to genuinely care about the children at school, and opportunities to get involved in community activities are plentiful, as are extracurricular clubs like Lego Robotics, and Girls on the Run (?). They have a well-thought-out school design and pick up/drop off system. I would hate to say one bad apple spoils the whole bunch, but in this instance, my experience with a bad teacher was enough to warn other parents if they have to make a decision of where to send their child. In the end, you are your child''s biggest advocate and don''t assume the school necessarily has your child''s best interests at heart, when their own priorities lie in test scores.
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