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Franklin Elementary Center

Public | PK-5 | 305 students

 

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Posted December 17, 2004

My daughter has went to Franklin for 4 years and she likes the school. I am very pleased with the teachers and principal at Franklin.
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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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
25%

2009

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
19%
Social Studies

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
22%

2009

 
 
15%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
21%

2009

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
16%

2009

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
12%

2009

 
 
23%
Social Studies

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

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
7%

2009

 
 
27%
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.

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
24%

2009

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
24%

2009

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
18%

2009

 
 
22%
Social Studies

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
12%

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

All Students24%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Title I24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%

Reading

All Students22%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Title I22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%

Science

All Students24%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Title I24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%

Social Studies

All Students7%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Title I7%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities8%
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 Students35%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I35%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities41%

Reading

All Students25%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Title I25%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities34%

Science

All Students25%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Title I25%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities34%

Social Studies

All Students33%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Title I33%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities38%
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 Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Title I41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities52%

Reading

All Students34%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Title I34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%

Science

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Title I41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%

Social Studies

All Students31%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Title I31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%
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 95% 92%
Black 4% 5%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
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 74%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Parkersburg, WV 26101
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