Roane County High School

  • Roane County High School serves 709 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 10%.
  • Roane County High School operates within the Roane County s School District.
  • Roane County s School District's 71% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 709 students
Roane County High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Roane County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Roane County High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Roane County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Roane County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Roane County High School Asian Students (2001-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Roane County High School Black Students (2004-2013)
Black
n/a
5%
Roane County High School Black Students (2009-2013)
White
n/a
90%
Roane County High School White Students (1995-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Roane County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.12
Roane County High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Roane County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Roane County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Roane County s School District's student population of 2,378 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 83% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,804 in this district is less than the state average of $14,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,568 is less than the state average of $14,179. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Roane County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
10
Number of Students Managed 2,378 3,418
Roane County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 71% 80%
Roane County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $49 MM
Roane County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $26 MM $49 MM
Roane County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,804 $14,238
Roane County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,568 $14,179
Roane County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  12/13/2010
If the student can fight their way through, (literally), then I would recommend this school. Otherwise, this school has an atmosphere of violence non-typical in a rural school of its type. Fights often go unnoticed by the school administrators and teachers. The school also has little to no value in preparing the student for higher education, and the student would basically need to be naturally gifted or teach themselves if they wish to go on to any form of higher education. Failure is accepted and many students drop out right when they turn 16. Basically the only good thing about this school is that it is a nice building... I mean a REALLY nice building, that was built not too long ago... but that's about it.
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