Point Pleasant High School

  • Point Pleasant High School serves 1,121 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 46%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Point Pleasant 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Point Pleasant High School's student population of 1,121 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,121 students
This chart display total students of Point Pleasant High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Point Pleasant High School
Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Point Pleasant High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Point Pleasant High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Point Pleasant High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 646 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Point Pleasant High School is 0.04, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank----
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Point Pleasant 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Point Pleasant 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Point Pleasant High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Point Pleasant High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Point Pleasant High School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
98%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Point Pleasant High School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Point Pleasant High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.040.19
This chart display the diversity score of Point Pleasant High School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Point Pleasant High School and public school graduation rate of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Point Pleasant 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 Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Point Pleasant 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 NameMason County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Point Pleasant High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While some schools are debating whether to teach sex ed, Philadelphia schools will be making free condoms available in 22 schools across the district.
The world is in a constant state of change and those who fail to adjust fall behind. Unfortunately, the American public education system has not kept up with the times and is currently facing a number of serious problems. Keep reading to learn about the biggest failures affecting the modern U.S. public education system as well as some of the trends that could spark change.
Summer break is a time to kick back and relax but it is also a great time to do activities that will boost your college applications. Keep reading to see how to boost your application this summer.