University High School

131 Baker's Ridge Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
University High School serves 1,258 students in grades 9-12.
University High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher 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 59% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

University High School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

University High School's student population of 1,258 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

University High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 University High School is 0.15, 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
#171 out of 644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
92%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.150.19
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Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonongalia County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to University High School is Morgantown High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mountaineer Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morgantown North Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 688 students
    2.8 miles
    825 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304) 291-9280
    2.8 PK-5 688
  • Morgantown Cheat Lake Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 850 students
    3.6 miles
    154 Crosby Road
    Morgantown, WV 26508
    (304) 594-2772
    3.6 PK-5 850
  • Morgantown Suncrest Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    3.6 miles
    3647 Collins Ferry Rd
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304) 291-9347
    3.6 PK-5 482
  • Morgantown Mountaineer Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 633 students
    3.7 miles
    991 Price Street
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304) 284-2856
    3.7 6-8 633
  • Morgantown Suncrest Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 494 students
    3.7 miles
    360 Baldwin Street
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (304) 291-9335
    3.7 6-8 494

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