Paw Paw High School

60 Pirate Circle
Paw Paw, WV 25434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Paw Paw High School serves 77 students in grades 7-12.
Paw Paw 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Paw Paw High School's student population of 77 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students77 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Paw Paw High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Paw Paw High School is 0.15, which is less 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
#606 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
92%
90%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.150.19
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorgan County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paw Paw High School is Berkeley Springs High School (13.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Warm Springs Middle School (15.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paw Paw Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paw Paw Paw Paw Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 102 students
    0.0 miles
    60 Pirate Circle
    Paw Paw, WV 25434
    (304) 304-7425
    0 K-6 102
  • Levels John J. Cornwell Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 110 students
    6.0 miles
    Hc 60 Box 72
    Levels, WV 25431
    (304) 492-5520
    6 PK-5 110
  • Slanesville Slanesville Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 223 students
    8.8 miles
    6550 Bloomery Pike
    Slanesville, WV 25444
    (304) 496-7069
    8.8 PK-5 223
  • Flintstone Flintstone Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 232 students
    10.7 miles
    22000 National Pike Ne
    Flintstone, MD 21530
    (301) 478-2434
    10.7 PK-5 232
  • Berkeley Springs Widmyer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 498 students
    13.2 miles
    128 Widmyer Circle
    Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
    (304) 258-2024
    13.2 PK-2 498

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