Gilmer County High School

Gilmer County High School serves 403 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Gilmer County High School operates within the Gilmer County s School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 403 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 403 students
Gilmer County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gilmer County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Gilmer County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gilmer County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Gilmer County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
White
98%
91%
Gilmer County High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Gilmer County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gilmer County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.12
Gilmer County High School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
23%
Gilmer County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
3%
Gilmer County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,302 is higher than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,592 is higher than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Gilmer County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
10
Number of Students Managed 903 3,691
Gilmer County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 80%
Gilmer County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $43 MM
Gilmer County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $13 MM $46 MM
Gilmer County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,302 $11,650
Gilmer County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,592 $12,559
Gilmer County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Calhoun-gilmer Career Center (10.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Calhoun-gilmer Career Center (10.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glenville Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GlenvilleGlenville Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 185 students454 Vanhorn Dr
    GlenvilleWV 26351
    (304)462-7338
    0.9PK-6185
  • Sand ForkSand Fork Elementary School
    5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 101 studentsSchool House Hill
    Sand ForkWV 26430
    (304)462-7605
    5PK-6101
  • TroyTroy Elementary School
    6.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 94 students3093 Wv Hwy 47w
    TroyWV 26443
    (304)462-8655
    6.7PK-694
  • NormantownNormantown Elementary School
    8.3 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 120 studentsHc 65 Box A4
    NormantownWV 25267
    (304)462-8035
    8.3PK-6120
  • Alum BridgeAlum Bridge Elementary School
    9.2 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 94 students10949 Us Hwy 33 West
    Alum BridgeWV 26321
    (304)304-8312
    9.2PK-494

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Great school. Teachers are nice and fun.
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