Poca High School

Rt. 1 Box 5b

Poca, WV 25159-9801

Tel: (304)755-5001
Grades 9-12
545 students
Poca High School serves 545 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower 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%.
Poca High School operates within the Putnam County s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is equal to the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 545 students
Poca High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Poca High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Poca High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Poca High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same 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 14:1 15:1
Poca High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Poca High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
98%
91%
Poca High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Poca 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
Poca 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.
45%
23%
Poca 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.
11%
3%
Poca High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,907 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,929 is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,999 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Putnam County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
10
Number of Students Managed 9,907 3,691
Putnam County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 80%
Putnam County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $104 MM $43 MM
Putnam County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $114 MM $46 MM
Putnam County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,929 $11,650
Putnam County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,999 $12,559
Putnam 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 Winfield High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Poca Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poca Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PocaPoca Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 337 studentsRoute 62 South
    PocaWV 25159
    (304)755-7561
    0.7PK-5337
  • NitroRock Branch Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 236 students4616 1st Ave
    NitroWV 25143
    (304)755-1443
    0.9PK-5236
  • PocaPoca Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 343 studentsMain St
    PocaWV 25159
    (304)755-7343
    1.16-8343
  • WinfieldWinfield Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 648 students3280 Winfield Rd
    WinfieldWV 25213
    (304)586-3072
    1.86-8648
  • WinfieldWinfield High School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 861 students3022 Winfield Rd
    WinfieldWV 25213
    (304)586-3279
    2.39-12861

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