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Bradshaw Elementary School

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Posted October 28, 2009

The facility is beautiful and the teacher TRULY care about the students.


Posted May 31, 2007

It is in my opinion that this the best school in the county. There is great communication between the parents and teachers. The staff and students are all wonderful and the principal welcomes everyone....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2007

It is a wonderful school and I am proud to say that my children go there.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
5%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
10%

2009

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
5%

2009

 
 
48%
Social Studies

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
10%

2009

 
 
46%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
46%

2009

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
53%
Social Studies

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

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
56%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
18%

2009

 
 
32%
Social Studies

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
32%
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 Students48%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Title I48%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities54%

Reading

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities49%

Science

All Students18%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Title I18%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities23%

Social Studies

All Students20%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Title I20%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities20%
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 Students53%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Title I53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%

Reading

All Students49%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Title I49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%

Science

All Students30%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%

Social Studies

All Students33%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Title I33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
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 Students27%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities32%

Reading

All Students14%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Title I14%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities16%

Science

All Students23%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities26%

Social Studies

All Students14%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Title I14%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities16%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 92%
Black 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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740 Mountaineer Way
Bradshaw, WV 24817
Phone: (304) 938-2904

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