Nicholas County High School

Nicholas County High School serves 734 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Nicholas County High School operates within the Nicholas County s School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 734 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 734 students
Nicholas County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Nicholas County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Nicholas County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Nicholas County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 16:1 15:1
Nicholas County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Nicholas County High School Black Students (2010-2014)
White
98%
91%
Nicholas County High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Nicholas 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
Nicholas County High School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
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.
43%
23%
Nicholas 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.
7%
3%
Nicholas County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,956 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,590 is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,938 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Nicholas County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
10
Number of Students Managed 3,956 3,691
Nicholas County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 80%
Nicholas County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $43 MM
Nicholas County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $44 MM $46 MM
Nicholas County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,590 $11,650
Nicholas County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,938 $12,559
Nicholas 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 Nicholas County Career/technical Center (9.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Summersville Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glade Creek Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SummersvilleSummersville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students40 Grizzly Rd
    SummersvilleWV 26651
    (304)872-5092
    06-8555
  • SummersvilleGlade Creek Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 154 students7950 Webster Rd
    SummersvilleWV 26651
    (304)872-2882
    1.8PK-5154
  • SummersvilleSummersville Elementary School
    3.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 406 students108 Mckees Creek Rd
    SummersvilleWV 26651
    (304)872-1421
    3.1PK-5406
  • SummersvilleZela Elementary School
    6.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 101 students1073 Country Rd
    SummersvilleWV 26651
    (304)872-1481
    6.7PK-5101
  • CraigsvilleBeaver Elementary School
    7.2 miles | Grades: PK-516414 Webster Rd
    CraigsvilleWV 26205
    (304)742-5611
    7.2PK-5n/a

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Okay I''m not that smart maybe just a little I''m in ninth grade but I wanted to know do you have to be smart to go to Nicholas county high school in Wv ??
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