School Details

Nichols Elementary School

3505 Erwin Rd, Barboursville, WV 25504
(304) 733-3031
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 250 students 16 students/teacher (WV avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

68%
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44%
42%
43%
59%
40%
37%

West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST2)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Cabell County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
43%
47%
35%
45%
45%
30%
35%
36%
33%
38%
35%

West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST2)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Cabell County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
52%
50%
71%
54%
51%
63%
41%
42%
74%
35%
34%

West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST2)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Cabell County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Nichols Elementary School is a public elementary school in Barboursville. 250 students go to Nichols Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 28% of the 250 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Nichols Elementary School is 16:1. Village of Barboursville Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 89%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.3%
Asian 1% %
Multiracial 0.8% %
Hispanic 0.8% 0.6%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 28% 51%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Great principal and teachers. Its a small school so everyone seem to know everyone else. I am so glad to be part of Nicholas family!

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