West Union High School

97 Dragon Lair Dr,

West Union, OH, 45693-8702

Tel: (937)544-5553
Grades: 7-12

574 students

West Union High School serves 574 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
West Union High School operates within the Adams County/ohio Valley Local School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 574 students
West Union High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
West Union High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Union High School Students 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 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
West Union High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
West Union High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
n/a
17%
West Union High School Black (2003-2009)
White
98%
73%
West Union High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Union High School Sch Ethnicity West Union High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.43
West Union High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
47%
37%
West Union High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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%
6%
West Union High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Adams County/ohio Valley Local School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,990 979
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
Adams County/ohio Valley Local School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $12 MM
District Spending $84 MM $11 MM
Adams County/ohio Valley Local School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,871 $10,997
District Spending / Student $20,101 $10,473
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • West Union High School is a public high school located in West Union, Ohio. It is one of 4 high schools in the Adams County/Ohio Valley School District.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ohio Valley Career & Technical Center (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eastern Middle School (12.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Union Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Union Ohio Valley Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    175 Lloyd Rd
    West Union , OH , 45693
    (937)544-2336
    Vocational School
    0.2  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • West Union West Union Elementary School
    555 Lloyd Rd
    West Union , OH , 45693
    (937)544-2951
    0.3  mi  |  814  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Manchester Manchester Elementary School
    130 Wayne Frye Dr
    Manchester , OH , 45144
    (937)549-4777
    8.3  mi  |  527  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Manchester Manchester High School
    130 Wayne Frye Dr
    Manchester , OH , 45144
    (937)549-4777
    8.3  mi  |  331  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Seaman North Adams Elementary School
    2295 Moores Rd
    Seaman , OH , 45679
    (937)386-2516
    8.7  mi  |  710  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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