Sissonville High School

Sissonville High School serves 624 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 American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Sissonville High School operates within the Kanawha County s School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 624 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 624 students
Sissonville High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Sissonville High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sissonville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Sissonville High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Black
n/a
5%
Sissonville High School Black (2007-2012)
White
99%
92%
Sissonville High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sissonville High School Sch Ethnicity Sissonville 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.
0.02 0.15
Sissonville High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
36%
45%
Sissonville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
6%
8%
Sissonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 71% over five years.
School District Name Kanawha County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
10
Number of Students Managed 28,713 3,689
Kanawha County s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 79%
Kanawha County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $320 MM $44 MM
Kanawha County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $310 MM $44 MM
Kanawha County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,232 $11,815
Kanawha County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,880 $11,723
Kanawha County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Poca High School (7.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sissonville Middle School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flinn Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Charleston Flinn Elementary School
    2006 Mcclure Parkway
    Charleston , WV , 25312
    (304)348-1960
    0.4  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Sissonville Sissonville Elementary School
    8324 Sissonville Dr
    Sissonville , WV , 25320
    (304)348-1961
    3.2  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Charleston Sissonville Middle School
    100 Middle School Ln
    Charleston , WV , 25312
    (304)348-1993
    4.3  mi  |  691  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Charleston Point Harmony Elementary School
    5312 Big Tyler Rd
    Charleston , WV , 25313
    (304)776-3482
    6.2  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Charleston Grandview Elementary School
    959 Woodward Dr
    Charleston , WV , 25312
    (304)348-1928
    6.5  mi  |  247  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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