Richwood High School

1 Valley Ave,

Richwood, WV, 26261-1367

Tel: (304)846-2591
Grades: 9-12

400 students

Richwood High School serves 400 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Richwood 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 400 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 400 students
Richwood High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Richwood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Richwood 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 0.04 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
Richwood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Black
1%
5%
Richwood High School Black (2006-2012)
White
98%
92%
Richwood High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Richwood High School Sch Ethnicity Richwood 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 0.15
Richwood High School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
45%
45%
Richwood 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.
13%
8%
Richwood 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 3,689
Nicholas County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 84% 79%
Nicholas County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $44 MM
Nicholas County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $44 MM $44 MM
Nicholas County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,785 $11,815
Nicholas County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,759 $11,723
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 (9.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Richwood Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cherry River Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richwood Richwood Middle School
    2 Valley Ave
    Richwood , WV , 26261
    (304)846-2638
    0  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richwood Cherry River Elementary School
    190 Riverside Dr
    Richwood , WV , 26261
    (304)846-6646
    1.3  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Nettie Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Panther Creek Elementary School
    10068 Canvas Nettie Rd
    Nettie , WV , 26681
    (304)846-6808
    9.4  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Craigsville Craigsville Elementary School
    100 School St
    Craigsville , WV , 26205
    (304)742-5271
    9.5  mi  |  252  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Craigsville Nicholas County Career/technical Center
    Vocational School
    215 Milam Addition Rd
    Craigsville , WV , 26205
    (304)742-5416
    Vocational School
    9.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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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 0.15. 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.