Fairmont Senior High School

  • Fairmont Senior High School serves 842 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fairmont Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Fairmont Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Fairmont Senior High School's student population of 842 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairmont Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairmont Senior High School is 0.33, which is more 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#164 out of 644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
15%
4%
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White
79%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.330.19
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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