1 Loop Park Drive
Fairmont, WV 26554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Fairmont Senior High School serves 842 students in grades 9-12.
Fairmont Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Fairmont Senior High School's student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairmont Senior High School is ranked within the top 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#245 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
14%
4%
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White
81%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Graduation Rate
91%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 842 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Top 20%)

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