Cheat Lake Elementary School

154 Crosby Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 | (304) 594-2772
  • Grades: PK-4
  • Student Enrollment: 644
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1 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 154 Crosby Road, Morgantown, WV 26508
School District Details
  • Monongalia School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,813
  • Graduation Rate: 76.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.6
  • Enrolled Students: 10,458

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 644
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 325 (50.5%)
  • Females: 319 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (3.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 127 (19.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 146 (22.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Cheat Lake Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Cheat Lake Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade11117.2%
2nd Grade12018.6%
3rd Grade14121.9%
4th Grade13120.3%
Source: WV Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 1

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2 reviews for Cheat Lake Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 05, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • CLES does not care whether they teach the children or not. They are only there for the paycheck, and the prestige which they believe working at CLES gives to them. I know for a fact that my child has been neglected throughout the Kindergarten experience at CLES. Due to the conditions which I have observed in regards to my child, I can safely bet mine is not the only one. I have tried my hardest to work with them. Yet, they are above needing help, following state guidelines, and the law. They believe that they are a law among themselves. No child should have to suffer in Kindergarten as my child has. It is beyond unacceptable and outright neglect. Our children deserve to know they are safe in their learning environment. They are not at CLES. They are anything but safe and taken care of. After my experience this year with certain individuals, I would not recommend CLES. Don't get me wrong, there are good teachers. Yet, it all depends on your luck of the draw.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 11, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I need to make it clear that CLE does not cater to the children of the "rich and famous" as blogged by one parent. This person stated that CLE will cater to the special needs of children from the right zip code. Well my child with special needs is from that so called zip code and CLE has been anything but accommodating. Basically, if you have a special needs child CLE is not the place for your child. My son is profoundly dyslexic and I have fought with every fiber of my being for him to get the help he is legally entitled to, I have fought for him since the second month of Kindergarten. My husband and I offered to give CLE school $20,000 to train their teachers to work with dyslexic and struggling readers. They refused our money and tried to bully and intimidate us into "letting them handle his special needs". They told us we needed to "lower our expectations". After two years of special ed he still could not read or write. I withdrew him last year and spent $20,000 educating him at a school in Baltimore. During that time I trained to teach dyslexic and struggling readers. I was hired at the school my son attended. This is one of the top ten schools for dyslexic children in the country . I have volunteered my services at CLE, offering to tutor any struggling reader for free, and again I am told "they don't need my help". My son also is well below grade level in math, but they tell me he is not far enough behind to "qualify" for special ed in math, therefore, I come to the school and teach him math myself. This is not a good place for "any" child, correct zip code or not, who does not learn like the other children who perform at the 50th percentile.

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