Pocahontas County High School

  • Pocahontas County High School serves 324 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 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 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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

School Overview

  • Pocahontas County High School's student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pocahontas County High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pocahontas County High School is 0.02, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pocahontas 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)40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocahontas 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 Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pocahontas County High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
n/a
4%
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White
99%
90%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pocahontas County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pocahontas County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.020.19
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pocahontas County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pocahontas County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePOCAHONTAS COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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