Roane County High School

One Raider Way,

Spencer, WV, 25276-9254

Tel: (304)927-6420
Grades: 9-12

705 students

Roane County High School serves 705 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Roane County High School operates within the Roane County s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 705 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 705 students
Roane County High School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Roane County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Roane County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 16:1 14:1
Roane County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Roane County High School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Roane County High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Roane County High School Black (2009-2012)
White
97%
92%
Roane County High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Roane County High School Sch Ethnicity Roane 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.
0.06 0.15
Roane County High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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%
Roane County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
9%
8%
Roane County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,485 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Roane County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
10
Number of Students Managed 2,485 3,689
Roane County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 74% 79%
Roane County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $44 MM
District Spending $25 MM $44 MM
Roane County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,651 $11,815
District Spending / Student $9,692 $11,723
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 Roane-jackson Vo-tech Center (11 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Spencer Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spencer Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spencer Spencer Elementary School
    85 Clay Rd
    Spencer , WV , 25276
    (304)927-6428
    1.3  mi  |  524  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Spencer Spencer Middle School
    102 Chapman Ave
    Spencer , WV , 25276
    (304)927-6415
    2.2  mi  |  428  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Reedy Reedy Elementary School
    Roosevelt St
    Reedy , WV , 25270
    (304)927-6433
    9.3  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Walton Walton Elementary Middle School
    90 School Dr
    Walton , WV , 25286
    (304)577-6731
    9.9  mi  |  383  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Le Roy Roane-jackson Vo-tech Center
    Vocational School
    4800 Spencer Rd
    Le Roy , WV , 25252
    (304)372-7335
    Vocational School
    11  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 13, 2010 - If the student can fight their way through, (literally), then I would recommend this school. Otherwise, this school has an atmosphere of violence non-typical in a rural school of its type. Fights often go unnoticed by the school administrators and teachers. The school also has little to no value in preparing the student for higher education, and the student would basically need to be naturally gifted or teach themselves if they wish to go on to any form of higher education. Failure is accepted and many students drop out right when they turn 16. Basically the only good thing about this school is that it is a nice building... I mean a REALLY nice building, that was built not too long ago... but that's about it. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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