Gilmer County High School

  • Gilmer County High School serves 379 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Gilmer County High School's student population of 379 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students379 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Gilmer County High School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Gilmer County High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Gilmer County High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gilmer County High School is 0.04, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gilmer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gilmer County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gilmer County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
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White
98%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gilmer County High School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gilmer County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.040.12
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gilmer County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gilmer County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGILMER COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glenville Gilmer County Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 459 students
    0.8 miles
    99 Fairground Road
    Glenville, WV 26351
    (304)462-7338
    0.8 PK-6 459
  • Glenville Headstart Magnet School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1 students
    0.9 miles
    1365 Sycamore Run Road
    Glenville, WV 26351
    (304)462-7422
    0.9 PK-12 1
  • Linn Leading Creek Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 151 students
    8.4 miles
    15300 Us Highway 33w
    Linn, WV 26384
    (304)462-7127
    8.4 PK-6 151
  • Grantsville Calhoun-gilmer Career Center Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: PK-12
    10.1 miles
    5260 East Little Kanawha Hwy
    Grantsville, WV 26147
    (304)354-6151
    10.1 PK-12 n/a
  • Burnsville Burnsville Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 167 students
    11.0 miles
    228 Kanawha Ave.
    Burnsville, WV 26335
    (304)853-2523
    11.0 PK-6 167

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