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Davis Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 196 students

 

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Posted February 13, 2014

Davis Elementary excels in academic programs and surpasses learning standards. All of the teachers at Davis are highly qualified, and take extra time to help every student succeed. The school is very clean and has a spacious and modern layout.


Posted January 26, 2008

This is a wonderful school with highly qualified, caring teachers. It was a 2006-2--7 WV School of Excellence, and has been a Title I Distinguished school for many years.


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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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
76%
Social Studies

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

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
83%

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 47% in 2012.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
74%
Social Studies

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
76%
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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

24 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

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 Students51%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Title I51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities55%

Reading

All Students54%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Title I54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%

Science

All Students54%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Title I54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%

Social Studies

All Students46%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Title I46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%
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 Students74%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Title I74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%

Reading

All Students56%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Title I56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities63%

Science

All Students56%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Title I56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%

Social Studies

All Students71%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Title I71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities70%
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 Students79%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities82%

Reading

All Students63%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%

Science

All Students57%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%

Social Studies

All Students65%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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

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 97% 92%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 5%
Hispanic 1% 1%
Two or more races 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 63%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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113 5th St
Gassaway, WV 26624
Phone: (304) 364-5291

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