Best Public Schools in Matoaka, WV


The city of Matoaka, West Virginia has only one public elementary school, Lashmeet/Matoaka Elementary School, which serves grades PK-5. This small, rural school has a student population of 189 and a strong student-teacher ratio of 11.8, ranking 5th best out of 14 elementary schools in the Mercer County Schools district.

Lashmeet/Matoaka Elementary stands out for its exceptional 3rd grade math proficiency, which at 63.2% is significantly higher than the Mercer County (46.4%) and West Virginia (51.6%) averages. However, the school's performance in other grade levels and subjects is more average, often matching or slightly trailing the district and state. The school's racial makeup is overwhelmingly white at 96.3%, with very small percentages of African American and Hispanic students.

While Lashmeet/Matoaka Elementary has seen some fluctuations in its statewide ranking over the past few years, the school's spending per student of $13,550 suggests the district is investing resources into this small, rural elementary school. Further analysis would be needed to fully understand the school's strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement, but the data indicates this is a school with both bright spots and room for growth.

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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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