Braxton County High School

200 Jerry Burton Drive

Sutton, WV 26601
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (304)765-7331
  • Braxton County High School serves 580 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 46%) for the 2014-2015 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 bottom 50%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Braxton County High School operates within the Braxton County s School District.
  • Braxton County s School District's 85-89% graduation rate is lower than the West Virginia state average of 89%.

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School Overview

  • Braxton County High School's student population of 580 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students580 students
Braxton County High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Braxton County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Braxton County High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBraxton County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Braxton County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 646 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Braxton County High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)40-44%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Braxton County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Braxton County High School Asian Students (2006-2014)
Black
n/a
4%
Braxton County High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
100%
90%
Braxton County High School White Students (1991-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBraxton County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.12
Braxton County High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
Braxton County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
22%
Braxton County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Braxton County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Braxton County High School is Braxton County s School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 57 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Braxton County s School District's student population of 2,100 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,236 is higher than the state average of $11,801. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,107 is higher than the state average of $12,722. The district spending/student has grown by 57% over four school years.
    School District NameBraxton County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    8
    10
    Number of Students Managed2,1003,627
    Braxton County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    33%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
    46%
    46%
    District Graduation Rate85-89%
    89%
    District Total Revenue$29 MM$43 MM
    District Spending$37 MM$46 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,236$11,801
    District Spending / Student$17,107$12,722
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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