Nicholas County High School

Tel: (304)872-2141
Grades: 9-12

774 students

Nicholas County High School serves 774 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Nicholas County High School operates within the Nicholas County s School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 774 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 774 students
Nicholas County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Nicholas County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Nicholas County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Nicholas County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Nicholas County High School Asian (2002-2003)
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Black
n/a
5%
Nicholas County High School Black (2010-2012)
White
98%
92%
Nicholas County High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nicholas County High School Sch Ethnicity Nicholas County 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 0.30
Nicholas County High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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%
Nicholas County 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.
8%
8%
Nicholas County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,051 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Nicholas County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
10
Number of Students Managed 4,051 4,197
Nicholas County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 79%
Nicholas County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $44 MM n/a
Nicholas County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $44 MM n/a
Nicholas County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,785 $0
Nicholas County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,759 $0
Nicholas 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 Nicholas County Career/technical Center (9.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Summersville Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glade Creek Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Summersville Summersville Middle School
    40 Grizzly Rd
    Summersville , WV , 26651
    (304)872-5092
    0  mi  |  575  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Summersville Glade Creek Elementary School
    7950 Webster Rd
    Summersville , WV , 26651
    (304)872-2882
    1.8  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Summersville Summersville Elementary School
    108 Mckees Creek Rd
    Summersville , WV , 26651
    (304)872-1421
    3.1  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Summersville Zela Elementary School
    1073 Country Rd
    Summersville , WV , 26651
    (304)872-1481
    6.7  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Craigsville Beaver Elementary School
    16414 Webster Rd
    Craigsville , WV , 26205
    (304)742-5611
    7.2  mi  |  129  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - Okay I''m not that smart maybe just a little I''m in ninth grade but I wanted to know do you have to be smart to go to Nicholas county high school in Wv ?? - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Nicholas County, WV 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 0.08, which is lower than the West Virginia average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Nicholas County is Nicholas County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.