Richwood High School

Grades: 9-12

377 students

Richwood High School serves 377 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to 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%.
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 377 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 377 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 14:1 14:1
White
99%
92%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.02 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.
51%
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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,035 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
17
10
Number of Students Managed 4,035 3,736
Graduation Rate 84% 79%
District Total Revenue $44 MM $44 MM
District Spending $44 MM $44 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,785 $11,815
District Spending / Student $10,759 $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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RichwoodRichwood Middle School
    2 Valley Ave
    RichwoodWV 26261
    (304)846-2638
    0 mi | 318 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RichwoodCherry River Elementary School
    190 Riverside Dr
    RichwoodWV 26261
    (304)846-6646
    1.3 mi | 259 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Nettie Panther Creek Elementary School
    10068 Canvas Nettie Rd
    NettieWV 26681
    (304)846-6808
    9.4 mi | 276 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CraigsvilleCraigsville Elementary School
    100 School St
    CraigsvilleWV 26205
    (304)742-5271
    9.5 mi | 252 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CraigsvilleNicholas County Career/technical Center
    Vocational School
    215 Milam Addition Rd
    CraigsvilleWV 26205
    (304)742-5416
    Vocational School

    9.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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