913 Van High School Road
Van, WV 25206
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Van Junior/senior High School serves 205 students in grades 6-12.
Van Junior/senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Van Junior/senior High School's student population of 205 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Van Junior/senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Van Junior/senior High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#255 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
White
99%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
90%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   4/22/2008
Fantastic School. Known for outstanding baseball and football programs throughout the years but also for small school atmosphere resulting in high test scores, low teacher-pupil ratio, personal one on one attention and great teachers.
- Posted by Parent - ejane

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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