Ripley High School

  • Ripley High School serves 936 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 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%.

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School Overview

  • Ripley High School's student population of 936 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students936 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ripley High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ripley 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)20-24%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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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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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ripley 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 Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJACKSON COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ripley Ripley Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 636 students
    0.3 miles
    404 Second Avenue
    Ripley, WV 25271
    (304)372-7345
    0.3 PK-5 636
  • Ripley Fairplain Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
    0.4 miles
    51 Panther Drive
    Ripley, WV 25271
    (304)372-7340
    0.4 PK-5 220
  • Ripley Ripley Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 694 students
    1.0 miles
    #1 West School Street
    Ripley, WV 25271
    (304)372-7350
    1.0 6-8 694
  • Evans Evans Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 190 students
    4.3 miles
    205 School House Drive
    Evans, WV 25241
    (304)372-7333
    4.3 PK-5 190
  • Sandyville Gilmore Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 218 students
    7.4 miles
    7412 Parkersburg Road
    Sandyville, WV 25275
    (304)273-3511
    7.4 PK-5 218

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