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Straley Elementary School

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Posted April 22, 2004

It is a fantastic school.It's the number one school in the county,if I had my way about it it would be pre K through fifth my child goes to Straley too,but above all it is a great school.
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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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 43% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
25%

2009

 
 
57%
Social Studies

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
13%

2009

 
 
52%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 36% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
42%
Social Studies

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
29%

2009

 
 
39%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
46%
Social Studies

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

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
24%

2009

 
 
51%
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 Students38%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Title I38%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities41%

Reading

All Students32%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I32%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities32%

Science

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Title I26%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities27%

Social Studies

All Students22%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Title I22%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities21%
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 Students31%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Title I31%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities33%

Reading

All Students40%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities48%

Science

All Students23%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Title I23%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities27%

Social Studies

All Students19%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I19%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities23%
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 Students27%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Title I27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities27%

Reading

All Students41%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Title I41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%

Science

All Students29%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Title I29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities29%

Social Studies

All Students23%
Blackn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Title I23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities22%
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 90% 92%
Black 6% 5%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
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 76%N/A53%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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810 Straley Ave
Princeton, WV 24740
Phone: (304) 425-3173

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