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Jane Lew Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 370 students

 

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Posted October 4, 2006

I would have to say this is one of the best schools in the county for Elementary Education!! I went there as a kid and now my kids go too. Wouldn't have it any other way!!
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Posted February 19, 2005

Great School! I attended when I was a child now my boys both attend there! Great parent involvement too! Could not ask for a better school!
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Posted October 31, 2004

All 3 of my children have went here. My oldest wishes he could stay until he graduates. This school is one of the best! Everyone knows everyone! Very close knit school!
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Posted June 16, 2003

Great school, couldnt ask for any better!


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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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
65%
Social Studies

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

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
32%

2009

 
 
47%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
22%

2009

 
 
46%
Social Studies

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

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
64%
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 disadvantaged32%
Title I48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%

Reading

All Students48%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Title I48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%

Science

All Students38%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Title I38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%

Social Studies

All Students34%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities34%
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 Students59%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Title I59%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities63%

Reading

All Students42%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Title I42%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities46%

Science

All Students39%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities43%

Social Studies

All Students44%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I44%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities46%
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%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 56%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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6536 Main Ave
Jane Lew, WV 26378
Phone: (304) 884-7836

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