Braxton County High School

  • Braxton County High School serves 549 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Braxton County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Braxton County High School's student population of 549 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students549 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Braxton County High School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Braxton County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Braxton County High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank#337 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Braxton County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Braxton County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
97%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Braxton County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.060.19
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Braxton County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBraxton County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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