School Details

Peterson-Central Elementary School

509 Berlin Rd, Weston, WV 26452
(304) 269-8330
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 464 students 16 students/teacher (WV avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

34%
42%
49%
40%
44%
50%
29%
36%
43%
33%
37%
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
  • Lewis County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

47%
50%
47%
38%
38%
45%
35%
36%
36%
37%
39%
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
  • Lewis County Schools average
  • West Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Peterson-Central Elementary School is a public elementary school in Weston. 464 children attend Peterson-Central Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 59% of the 464 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Peterson-Central Elementary School is 16:1. St Patrick School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 98%
Multiracial 2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 0%
Hispanic 0.9% 1%
Asian 0.7% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 54%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Most of the teachers are great!! They could use a new principal as I have saw him to be very hateful with a lot of the students and parents as well.

  • (3 years ago)

    The teachers at this school are lovely (very kind hard working and supportive). However the school is behind academically. This may be in direct relationship to county and state standards as well as teacher performance. I'm very disappointed and believe my children are capable of much more than the minimal education provided in accordance with new grade level lows. The principal is unfriendly and has been rude to my children over things they have zero control over (e.g. barking at them when they arrive late). He frightened my 6 year old. He doesn't deal well with adults either. Parental involvement is encouraged so long as donations/supplies are needed and discouraged when they're not. I very much dislike the letters I've received stating "parents are not permitted".

  • (5 years ago)

    when my brother went to school there it was excellent. however they have closed several schools down and makeing them one school its just too much they cry and want parent involment but then get mad when parents do show. they sent papers home all the time 'no parents'. and the principal had no people skills. i know of parents movein just to change schools.

  • (8 years ago)

    My child completed her 4th year at PCES. It is a wonderful school that addresses the individual needs of each student. My daughter had access to many hands-on activities and was well prepared for entry into the Middle School this year.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is a great school. The teachers are caring parents are involved and the principal is very supportive.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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