Poca High School

Rt. 1 Box 5b,

Poca, WV, 25159-9801

Tel: (304)755-5001
Grades: 9-12

533 students

Poca High School serves 533 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower 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%.
Poca High School operates within the Putnam County s School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 533 students
Poca High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Poca High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Poca High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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 13:1 14:1
Poca High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Poca High School Asian (1994-2004)
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Black
n/a
5%
Poca High School Black (1991-2012)
White
99%
92%
Poca High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Poca High School Sch Ethnicity Poca 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
Poca 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.
30%
45%
Poca 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.
10%
8%
Poca High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Putnam County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
10
Number of Students Managed 9,779 3,689
Putnam County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 81% 79%
Putnam County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $44 MM
Putnam County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $99 MM $44 MM
Putnam County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,511 $11,815
Putnam County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,593 $11,723
Putnam 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 Winfield High School (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Poca Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poca Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Poca Poca Elementary School
    Route 62 South
    Poca , WV , 25159
    (304)755-7561
    0.7  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Nitro Rock Branch Elementary School
    4616 1st Ave
    Nitro , WV , 25143
    (304)755-1443
    0.9  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Poca Poca Middle School
    Main St
    Poca , WV , 25159
    (304)755-7343
    1.1  mi  |  332  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Winfield Winfield Middle School
    3280 Winfield Rd
    Winfield , WV , 25213
    (304)586-3072
    1.8  mi  |  649  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Winfield Winfield High School
    3022 Winfield Rd
    Winfield , WV , 25213
    (304)586-3279
    2.3  mi  |  799  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Putnam 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 0.58, which is higher than the West Virginia average of 0.15. The most diverse school district in Putnam County is Putnam School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.