West Preston School

113 Eby School Road
Arthurdale, WV 26520
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Bottom 50%
Serving 668 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, West Preston School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Bottom 50% in WV
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Preston School's student population of 668 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

West Preston School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 629 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Preston School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WV)
#605 out of 629 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
28%
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24%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
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4%
White
96%
89%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Preston School's ranking?
West Preston School is ranked #605 out of 629 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in West Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% WV state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% WV state average).
How many students attend West Preston School?
668 students attend West Preston School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of West Preston School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Preston School?
West Preston School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 13:1.
What grades does West Preston School offer ?
West Preston School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Preston School part of?
West Preston School is part of Preston County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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