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Clay Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 522 students

 

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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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%

2009

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
22%

2009

 
 
41%
Social Studies

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

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
21%

2009

 
 
41%
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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
27%

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

The state average for Math was 50% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

64 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
44%

2009

 
 
50%
Social Studies

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

64 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
22%

2009

 
 
44%
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 Students40%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities42%

Reading

All Students58%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Title I58%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities61%

Science

All Students34%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Title I34%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities39%

Social Studies

All Students28%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Title I28%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities31%
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 Students50%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I50%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities55%

Reading

All Students57%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Title I57%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities62%

Science

All Students38%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Title I38%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities41%

Social Studies

All Students27%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I27%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities29%
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 Students52%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities53%

Reading

All Students56%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Title I56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%

Science

All Students45%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%

Social Studies

All Students17%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Title I17%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities18%
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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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 100% 92%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
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 74%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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168 Church St
Clay, WV 25043
Phone: (304) 587-4276

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