Oak Glen High School
Oak Glen High School serves 529 students in grades 9-12.
Oak Glen 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 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 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 529 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 4%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 10% in WV)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education
Oak Glen High School's student population of 529 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
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Oak Glen 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 Oak Glen High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#431 out of 638 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education
Just look at the scores for truth on how bad this school performs. We are below proficiency in every major academic subject. Teachers are flaccid and unmotivated, some offer grades for case of Mountain Dew! Teachers are ill-prepared and left to do whatever they please. The administrative team holds no one accountable. As a result, students are not prepared for college. Less than 50% of students who go to college actually graduate.
Oak Glen High is a great school with a rich tradition of having quality students and excellent teachers. The last few years have seen turnover in the teaching staff, but the quality students continue. The atmosphere at the school is relaxed and education minded. The only criticism I have of the school is the lack of push for quality coaches in the school system. The county has continued to just hire a living organism to coach football, basketball, baseball, etc. They have had excellent people coaching, but they continue to lose these people because the central office doesn't care enough about athletics going hand in hand with education. I saw the school in 2004 become the only school in the state to have two Number one ranked teams of the same gender at the same time of the year. This is unheard of, but we lose our quality coaches and don't attempt to hire quality people to replace them.
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