Braxton County High School

200 Jerry Burton Dr

Sutton, WV 26601-9768

Grades: 9-12

611 students

Braxton County High School serves 611 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Braxton County High School operates within the Braxton County s School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 611 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 611 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 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 14:1
Black
1%
5%
White
99%
92%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
47%
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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,156 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Braxton County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
10
Number of Students Managed 2,156 3,736
Graduation Rate 71% 79%
District Total Revenue $23 MM $44 MM
District Spending $26 MM $44 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,114 $11,815
District Spending / Student $11,142 $11,723
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sutton Elementary School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Braxton County Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flatwoods Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SuttonBraxton County Middle School
    100 Carter Braxton Dr
    SuttonWV 26601
    (304)765-2644
    0.2 mi | 310 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • FlatwoodsFlatwoods Elementary School
    50 Main St
    FlatwoodsWV 26621
    (304)765-5821
    1.8 mi | 282 students | Gr. PK-7                      
  • SuttonSutton Elementary School
    288 North Hill Rd
    SuttonWV 26601
    (304)765-5202
    3 mi | 242 students | Gr. PK-10                      
  • GassawayDavis Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    113 5th St
    GassawayWV 26624
    (304)364-5291
    6 mi | 203 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • SuttonLittle Birch Elementary School
    55 Little Birch Rd
    SuttonWV 26601
    (304)765-2042
    8.4 mi | 143 students | Gr. PK-9                      

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