Richwood High School

Richwood High School serves 388 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Richwood 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 388 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 388 students
Richwood High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Richwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Richwood High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Richwood 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 0.02 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
Richwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
White
99%
91%
Richwood High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Richwood High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Richwood 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.
0.02 0.12
Richwood 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.
57%
23%
Richwood 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%
Richwood 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 (9.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Richwood Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cherry River Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RichwoodRichwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 290 students2 Valley Ave
    RichwoodWV 26261
    (304)846-2638
    06-8290
  • RichwoodCherry River Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 238 students190 Riverside Dr
    RichwoodWV 26261
    (304)846-6646
    1.3PK-5238
  • Nettie Panther Creek Elementary School
    9.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 269 students10068 Canvas Nettie Rd
    NettieWV 26681
    (304)846-6808
    9.4PK-5269
  • CraigsvilleCraigsville Elementary School
    9.5 miles | Grades: PK-5100 School St
    CraigsvilleWV 26205
    (304)742-5271
    9.5PK-5n/a
  • CraigsvilleNicholas County Career/technical Center
    Vocational School
    9.6 miles | Grades: 9-12215 Milam Addition Rd
    CraigsvilleWV 26205
    (304)742-5416
    9.69-12n/a

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