Gilmer County High School

Grades: 7-12

436 students

Gilmer County High School serves 436 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Gilmer County High School operates within the Gilmer County s School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 436 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 14:1
Hispanic
1%
1%
White
96%
92%
Two or more races
3%
1%
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.
0.08 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.
43%
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.
14%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 945 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gilmer County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
10
Number of Students Managed 945 3,736
Graduation Rate 97% 79%
District Total Revenue $11 MM $44 MM
District Spending $12 MM $44 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,705 $11,815
District Spending / Student $12,288 $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 Calhoun-gilmer Career Center (10.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Calhoun-gilmer Career Center (10.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glenville Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GlenvilleGlenville Elementary School
    454 Vanhorn Dr
    GlenvilleWV 26351
    (304)462-7338
    0.9 mi | 182 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Sand ForkSand Fork Elementary School
    School House Hill
    Sand ForkWV 26430
    (304)462-7605
    5 mi | 116 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • TroyTroy Elementary School
    3093 Wv Hwy 47w
    TroyWV 26443
    (304)462-8655
    6.7 mi | 97 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • NormantownNormantown Elementary School
    Hc 65 Box A4
    NormantownWV 25267
    (304)462-8035
    8.3 mi | 114 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Alum BridgeAlum Bridge Elementary School
    10949 Us Hwy 33 West
    Alum BridgeWV 26321
    (304)304-8312
    9.2 mi | 102 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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