Richwood High School

  • Richwood High School serves 389 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Richwood High School's student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richwood High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richwood 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richwood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.040.19
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNICHOLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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