3428 Pennsylvania Ave
Weirton, WV 26062
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Weirton Elementary School serves 979 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Weirton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 43% (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 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Weirton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

Weirton Elementary School's student population of 979 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
979 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Weirton Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Weirton Elementary School is 0.19, which is equal to 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
#209 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
5%
4%
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White
90%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Weirton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 979 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Top 30%)

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