Best Public Schools in Marlinton, WV


The city of Marlinton, West Virginia is home to a single elementary school, Marlinton Elementary School, which serves grades PK-5 and has a total enrollment of 203 students. The school is part of the Pocahontas County Schools District, which ranks 19 out of 55 districts in the state and is rated 3 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger.

Marlinton Elementary School stands out for having the highest student-teacher ratio (12.1) among the 3 elementary schools in the Pocahontas County Schools District, which could indicate a potential strength in terms of individual attention and support for students. Academically, the school's performance on the West Virginia Assessment in Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) is generally on par with or slightly above the district and state averages, with proficiency rates ranging from 34.8% to 53.6% in Mathematics and 46.4% to 56.5% in ELA. However, the school's proficiency rate in Science for grade 5 is 34.8%, which is slightly below the district and state averages.

One notable area for improvement is the school's lack of racial diversity, with 99.01% of students identifying as white. This homogeneous student population may be an area for the school and district to consider addressing. Additionally, while the school's academic performance is relatively stable, there are opportunities to further improve proficiency rates, particularly in Mathematics and Science.

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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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