River View High School

  • River View High School serves 494 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) 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 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • River View High School's student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River View High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River View High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. 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)10-14%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Black
3%
4%
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White
97%
90%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River View High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.060.12
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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%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in River View High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcdowell County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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