Wells Elementary School

  • Wells Elementary School serves 187 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wells Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • Wells Elementary School's student population of 187 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 620 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wells Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#368 out of 620 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
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American Indian
10%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Wells Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
42%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
58%
34%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wells Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.570.48
This chart display the diversity score of Wells Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElko County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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