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West Side Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 409 students

 

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Posted October 24, 2013

this school is a great school an i feel they should win because it would really help with a lot more that is needed to help the children
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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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

82 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

75 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

61 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

63 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
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 48% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
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 Students27%
Black24%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Title I27%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities21%

Reading

All Students29%
Black24%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I29%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities27%

Science

All Students9%
Black8%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Title I9%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities9%

Social Studies

All Students12%
Black12%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Title I12%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities14%
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 Students23%
Black27%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I23%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities27%

Reading

All Students19%
Black20%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Title I19%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities22%

Science

All Students10%
Black11%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Title I10%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities10%

Social Studies

All Students12%
Black12%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Title I12%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities14%
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%
Black25%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I27%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities22%

Reading

All Students29%
Black17%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I29%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities27%

Science

All Students11%
Black5%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Title I11%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities6%

Social Studies

All Students4%
Black2%
Economically disadvantaged4%
Title I4%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities4%
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 Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
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
Black 70% 5%
White 28% 92%
Hispanic 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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