Calhoun Middle/High School

50 Underwood Circle
Mount Zion, WV 26151
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Calhoun Middle/High School serves 590 students in grades 5-12.
Calhoun Middle/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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Calhoun Middle/High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

Calhoun Middle/High School's student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Rankings

Calhoun Middle/High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Calhoun Middle/High School is 0.02, 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
#539 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
White
99%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.020.19
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Calhoun Middle/High School and public school graduation rate of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Calhoun Middle/High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calhoun Middle/High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalhoun County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Calhoun Middle/High School is Calhoun-gilmer Career Center (6.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spencer Middle School (13.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arnoldsburg School (3.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arnoldsburg Arnoldsburg School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 225 students
    3.6 miles
    90 Spring Run Road
    Arnoldsburg, WV 25234
    (304) 655-8616
    3.6 PK-4 225
  • Grantsville Calhoun-gilmer Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.8 miles
    5260 East Little Kanawha Hwy
    Grantsville, WV 26147
    (304) 354-6151
    6.8 9-12 n/a
  • Grantsville Pleasant Hill School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 214 students
    8.3 miles
    3254 N Calhoun Hwy
    Grantsville, WV 26147
    (304) 354-6022
    8.3 PK-4 214
  • Spencer Spencer Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 413 students
    13.2 miles
    102 Chapman Avenue
    Spencer, WV 25276
    (304) 927-6415
    13.2 5-8 413
  • Spencer Spencer Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 552 students
    13.3 miles
    85 Clay Road
    Spencer, WV 25276
    (304) 927-6428
    13.3 PK-4 552

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