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Nellis Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 101 students

 

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Posted October 19, 2010

Absolutely love this school! Good teachers are essential to a childs education, and at this school you have just that TERRIFIC TEACHERS! My sons scores have went from ok to great since we have been there, he no longer dreads the infamous WESTEST! If you live in driving distance it is well worth the trip to check it out!!! Great after school activities too, and caring volunteers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2010

Great school. It truly shows that kids benefit from a small school environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2009

Great school with many extras for the kids to do. Triathlon, basketball, archery, drama, and many field trips. A truely hands on approach!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2008

Wonderful school! Great Principal!a
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About these ratings

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.

15 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

15 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

14 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
40%

2009

 
 
0%
Social Studies

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

14 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
0%
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.

11 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

11 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
18%

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

11 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
18%

2009

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

10 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
0%

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.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
18%
Social Studies

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

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
36%
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

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
14%

2009

 
 
14%
Social Studies

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

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
14%

2009

 
 
21%
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 Students47%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Title I47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%

Reading

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%

Science

All Students43%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%

Social Studies

All Students29%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Title I29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities30%
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 Students82%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%

Reading

All Students55%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%

Science

All Students27%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities30%

Social Studies

All Students20%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 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

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
White 100% 92%
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%
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 67%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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179 Memorial Dr/1 School St
Nellis, WV 25142
Phone: (304) 836-5281

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