U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

West Virginia
http://wvde.state.wv.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$6,677

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
55

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
520 133 121 28 808

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
0

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
10,108 4,112 5,213 568 20,038

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
209,090 196,952
9-12
(CCD)
96,264 88,049
Total
(CCD)
314,383 291,811
Pre-K
(by state definition)
3,981 6,176

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 63%, Local 29%, Federal 9%, Intermediate, *

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 251 284
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,237 1,514
  * 1%
Black 12,423 12,393
  4% 4%
Hispanic 643 1,036
  * *
White 299,829 276,584
  95% 95%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
37,016 42,539
12% 15%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
n/a 1,039
*

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
256 n/a
*

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 117 schools; 35% to 49%, 165 schools; 50% to 74%, 356 schools; 75% to 100%, 137 schools

*33 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Above 50 percent of students at/above 3rd quartile, < 15 percent in 1st quartile or decrease in 1st quartile in 2 of last 3 years.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Achieve goals for school by the target year.

Indicators for School Accountability
NRT assessment; attendance, dropout.

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as statewide goal.


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 341 115 456
  75% 25% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 230 108 338
  67% 94% 74%
School in Need of Improvement 111 7 118
  33% 6% 26%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-2000)
$76,430,959

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 29% 27%
Basic level and above 62% 74%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 18% 18%
Basic level and above 67% 62%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported West Virginia Test, used since 1995
State Definition of "Proficient" Meets or exceeds Level III

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 19% 27% | 26% 29%
Title I Schools 20 28 | 26 26
High Poverty Schools 23 29 | 26 22
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 19 21 | 18 42
Migratory students * * | * *
Students with Disabilities 34 27 | 14 25

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 15% 20% | 29% 36%
Title I Schools 16 21 | 30 34
High Poverty Schools 17 21 | 30 32
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 11 15 | 21 53
Migratory students * * | * *
Students with Disabilities 35 22 | 17 26

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 19% 24% | 29% 27%
Title I Schools 21 26 | 29 24
High Poverty Schools 20 28 | 29 22
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 12 11 | 29 48
Migratory students * * | * *
Students with Disabilities 57 21 | 9 14

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 20% 22% | 26% 32%
Title I Schools 21 22 | 27 30
High Poverty Schools 19 24 | 27 30
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 8 9 | 22 62
Migratory students * * | * *
Students with Disabilities 58 19 | 9 13

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 21% 25% | 23% 31%
Title I Schools 24 28 | 21 26
High Poverty Schools 25 27 | 22 66
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 9 18 | 15 59
Migratory students * * | * *
Students with Disabilities 71 18 | 6 6

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level I Level II | Level III Level IV
All Students 21% 22% | 24% 33%
Title I Schools 23 25 | 22 30
High Poverty Schools 21 22 | 24 33
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 6 9 | 12 74
Migratory students * * | * *
Students with Disabilities 64 23 | 7 6


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
4% 5%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
10,181 11,152
51% 55%

Sources


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