Sissonville High School

6100 Sissonville Dr.
Charleston, WV 25312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sissonville High School serves 593 students in grades 9-12.
Sissonville 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to 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% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sissonville High School's student population of 593 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students593 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sissonville High School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Sissonville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sissonville 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 Testing Rank
#544 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
1%
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.040.19
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sissonville High School is Poca High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sissonville Middle School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flinn Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston Flinn Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 494 students
    0.4 miles
    2006 Mcclure Parkway
    Charleston, WV 25312
    (304) 348-1960
    0.4 PK-4 494
  • Charleston Sissonville Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 266 students
    3.2 miles
    8324 Sissonville Drive
    Charleston, WV 25320
    (304) 348-1961
    3.2 PK-4 266
  • Charleston Sissonville Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 615 students
    4.3 miles
    100 Middle School Lane
    Charleston, WV 25312
    (304) 348-1993
    4.3 5-8 615
  • Charleston Point Harmony Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 576 students
    6.2 miles
    5312 Big Tyler Road
    Charleston, WV 25313
    (304) 776-3482
    6.2 K-5 576
  • Charleston Grandview Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
    6.5 miles
    959 Woodward Drive
    Charleston, WV 25312
    (304) 348-1928
    6.5 PK-5 220

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