Point Pleasant High School

Tel: (304)675-1350
Grades: 7-12

1,196 students

Point Pleasant High School serves 1,196 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Point Pleasant High School operates within the Mason County s School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1196 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 1,196 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Point Pleasant High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Point Pleasant High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 18:1 14:1
Point Pleasant High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
1%
5%
White
97%
92%
All Ethnic Groups Point Pleasant High School Sch Ethnicity Point Pleasant 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.
0.06 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.
42%
45%
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.
5%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,764 students has grown by 57% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Mason County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
12
Number of Students Managed 6,764 3,727
Graduation Rate 77% 79%
Mason County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $44 MM
Mason County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $44 MM
Mason County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,904 $11,815
Mason County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,873 $11,723
Mason County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Mason County Career Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mason County Career Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pt. Pleasant Primary (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pt. Pleasant WvPt. Pleasant Primary
    2200 Lincoln Ave
    Pt. Pleasant WvWV 25550
    (304)675-1420
    0.3 mi | 454 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Pt. Pleasant WvPt. Pleasant Intermediate
    1 Walden Way
    Pt. Pleasant WvWV 25550
    (304)675-1430
    0.5 mi | 359 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • Point PleasantMason County Career Center
    Vocational School
    281 Scenic Dr
    Point PleasantWV 25550
    (304)675-3039
    Vocational School

    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Point PleasantRoosevelt Elementary School
    Route 2 Box 841
    Point PleasantWV 25550
    (304)675-3337
    1.6 mi | 306 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • GallipolisHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Addaville Elementary School
    1333 Brick School Rd
    GallipolisOH 45631
    (740)367-7283
    3.6 mi | 331 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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West Virginia public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.12, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in West Virginia is Institutional Educational Programs School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.