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Crescent Elementary School

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Posted January 5, 2014

Both of my daughters go to Crescent. It is a great school! The staff is awesome! Both of my daughters have had Mrs. Garlow and I have to say she is one of a kind! They have liked all of their teachers and they love their secretary and principal as well. They have had no problems at all. I do not think their is a lot of bullying at this school. They have a great program where they try to be bucket fillers and lift one up instead of being bucket dippers and knocking one down. Can't say enough good about this school! LOVE IT!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2009

My daughter Loren is in Mrs. Garcia's PreK class and she is learning in leaps and bounds. I am surprised at how quickly she is learning and how much she loves to try new things. PreK gives children an advantage and I am grateful that it is now offered in the public school system.
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Posted September 11, 2008

My son Hunter had Ms.Calvert & Mrs.Claytor last year for Kindergarten.They were great!!!!!!! Mr.Pettry the Principal is Wonderful.They have a great staff at Crescent.They care about the students.I wish Crescent went to the 12th grade,because I would Love for Hunter to attend the School until he Graduated. Thanks Crescent,Mrs.Wooten
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Posted December 3, 2007

my son has started at this school in the preK program and loves it thanks in part to Mrs. Bane and now Mrs Garcia. He comes home everyday with new ideas and thoughts. That is just wonderful. He is actually wanting to have homework. Thank you Mrs Garcia you are doing a wonderful job keep it up.
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Posted August 3, 2004

My daughter will be in the 3rd grade at Crescent and she has attended since kindergarten. The teachers and the principal are the kindest and most dedicated. They truly love their job and the children. I'm looking forward to my son starting kindergarten in 2005 at Crescent because I know he will be taught by some awesome teachers. Hats off to Crescent!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2012.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
55%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 37% in 2012.

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
30%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 35% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
44%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 34% in 2012.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
25%

2009

 
 
54%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Title I80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities88%

Reading

All Students78%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Title I78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%

Science

All Students57%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Title I57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%

Social Studies

All Students51%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Title I51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the West Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

All Students77%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Title I77%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities81%

Reading

All Students77%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Title I77%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities81%

Science

All Students50%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Title I50%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities54%

Social Studies

All Students60%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Title I60%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities68%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the West Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

Math

All Students64%
Black50%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Title I64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities69%

Reading

All Students77%
Black67%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Title I77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%

Science

All Students39%
Black25%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Title I39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%

Social Studies

All Students52%
Black58%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Title I52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities54%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 11 in reading, math and social studies, and grades 3 through 9 in science. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the West Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: West Virginia Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 76% 92%
Black 13% 5%
Two or more races 8% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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205 Crescent Rd
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 256-4576

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