1300 Park Avenue
Nitro, WV 25143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Nitro High School serves 788 students in grades 9-12.
Nitro High School placed in the top 30% 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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to 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 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Nitro High School's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Nitro High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Nitro High School is 0.22, 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
#172 out of 638 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
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
2%
2%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
88%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
Not A very good school, went here from 2012 to 2016 and was on the verge of suspension for false accusations including dosing despite my computer lab only being for virtual classes (later in the year), principal here is also very rude to everyone he sees and only thinks of himself and raises. Lunch here is normal garbage food, which At this point is fine. Compares on how bad Andrew Jackson middle school was.
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5  
This school came highly recommended to me and I will highly recommend it to everyone!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 30%)

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