Point Pleasant Junior/senior High School

  • Point Pleasant Junior/senior High School serves 1,108 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Point Pleasant Junior/senior 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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%.

School Overview

  • Point Pleasant Junior/senior High School's student population of 1,108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Point Pleasant Junior/senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Point Pleasant Junior/senior 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#426 out of 639 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Diversity Score0.040.19
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Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMason County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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