Best Public Schools in Duck, WV


The city of Duck, West Virginia has only one school, Big Otter Elementary School, which serves students from pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. The school is part of the Clay County Schools district, which is ranked 38 out of 55 districts in the state and has a 2-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Big Otter Elementary School generally performs better than the district and state averages in mathematics and English language arts proficiency, particularly in grades 4 and 5. However, its science proficiency in grade 5 is significantly lower than the district and state averages. The school has a very homogeneous student population, with over 96% of students identifying as white, which may be an area for the district to consider addressing. The school's spending per student of $12,419 is relatively high compared to the state average, which could be a factor in its academic performance. Additionally, with a student-teacher ratio of 15.1, Big Otter Elementary has the highest ratio among the 4 elementary schools in the Clay County Schools district, which could be an area for the district to examine.

Overall, Big Otter Elementary School appears to be a relatively strong-performing school within the Clay County Schools district, with above-average proficiency in mathematics and English language arts. However, its low science proficiency and lack of diversity are areas that could be further investigated and addressed by the district.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education.

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