Sissonville High School

Sissonville High School serves 648 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Sissonville High School operates within the Kanawha County s School District.
Kanawha County s School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 648 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 648 students
Sissonville High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sissonville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Sissonville High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sissonville High School Student 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 0.00 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 16:1 15:1
Sissonville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
White
100%
91%
Sissonville High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
n/a 0.12
Sissonville High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
38%
23%
Sissonville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
5%
3%
Sissonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Kanawha County s School District's student population of 28,378 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 71% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,042 in this district is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,022 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Kanawha County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
10
Number of Students Managed 28,378 3,691
Kanawha County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
Kanawha County s School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $315 MM $43 MM
Kanawha County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $342 MM $46 MM
Kanawha County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,042 $11,650
Kanawha County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,022 $12,559
Kanawha County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Poca High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sissonville Middle School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flinn Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • CharlestonFlinn Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 546 students
    0.4 miles
    2006 Mcclure Parkway
    CharlestonWV 25312
    (304)348-1960
    0.4KG-4546
  • CharlestonSissonville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 310 students
    3.2 miles
    8324 Sissonville Dr
    CharlestonWV 25320
    (304)348-1961
    3.2PK-4310
  • CharlestonSissonville Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 614 students
    4.3 miles
    100 Middle School Ln
    CharlestonWV 25312
    (304)348-1993
    4.35-8614
  • CharlestonPoint Harmony Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 640 students
    6.2 miles
    5312 Big Tyler Rd
    CharlestonWV 25313
    (304)776-3482
    6.2PK-5640
  • CharlestonGrandview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    6.5 miles
    959 Woodward Dr
    CharlestonWV 25312
    (304)348-1928
    6.5PK-5286

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