Wise Co PBLC Schs School District

628 Lake Street Ne
Wise, VA 24293
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Wise Co PBLC Schs School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,765 students in Wise Co PBLC Schs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Wise Co PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 74% (versus the Virginia public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
13 Schools
2,132 Schools
# Students
5,765 Students
1,243,958 Students
# Teachers
462 Teachers
86,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Wise Co PBLC Schs School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (VA)
#7 out of 135 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
74%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
79%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
69%
59%
95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.14
0.71
# American Indian Students
9 Students
3,199 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
34 Students
92,346 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
85 Students
224,629 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
18%
# Black Students
146 Students
271,248 Students
% Black Students
3%
22%
# White Students
5,352 Students
569,390 Students
% White Students
93%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
2,018 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
135 Students
80,288 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
299
30,959
# Students in K Grade:
385
86,540
# Students in 1st Grade:
476
86,730
# Students in 2nd Grade:
527
89,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
403
89,616
# Students in 4th Grade:
374
90,251
# Students in 5th Grade:
371
90,242
# Students in 6th Grade:
429
92,111
# Students in 7th Grade:
429
94,860
# Students in 8th Grade:
432
98,467
# Students in 9th Grade:
453
109,131
# Students in 10th Grade:
369
98,006
# Students in 11th Grade:
415
93,794
# Students in 12th Grade:
403
94,195
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,511 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,672. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,525 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$72 MM
$19,496 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$66 MM
$19,187 MM
This chart display total spending of Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,511
$15,672
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,525
$15,424
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Wise Co PBLC Schs School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
St. Paul Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3200 Deacon Drive
Saint Paul, VA 24283
(276) 762-5941
Grades: PK-8
| 429 students
Rank: #22.
Central High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5000 Warrior Drive
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 328-8015
Grades: 9-12
| 680 students
Rank: #33.
J.w. Adams Combined
(Math: 83% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
Pound, VA 24279
(276) 796-5419
Grades: PK-8
| 494 students
Rank: #44.
Coeburn Primary
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
332 School House Hill Dr.
Coeburn, VA 24230
(276) 395-6100
Grades: PK-4
| 441 students
Rank: #55.
L.f. Addington Middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
324 School St
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-8821
Grades: 5-8
| 451 students
Rank: #66.
Coeburn Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
518 Centre Ave Ne
Coeburn, VA 24230
(276) 395-2135
Grades: 5-8
| 311 students
Rank: #77.
Union Primary
(Math: 72% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2945 Second Avenue East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-4900
Grades: PK-4
| 839 students
Rank: #88.
Wise Primary
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
323 Railroad Ave Se
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-8019
Grades: PK-4
| 574 students
Rank: #99.
Eastside High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
314 School House Hill Dr
Coeburn, VA 24230
(276) 395-3389
Grades: 9-12
| 384 students
Rank: #1010.
Union High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
322 Powell Valley Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1290
Grades: 9-12
| 576 students
Rank: #1111.
Union Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3137 Second Avenue East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-0195
Grades: 5-8
| 586 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wise Co. Alternative Ed. Ctr.
Alternative School
515 Hurricane Rd., Building B
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-8612
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Wise County Career-technical Center
Vocational School
621 Lake St Ne
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-6113
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Wise Co PBLC Schs School District?
Wise Co PBLC Schs School District manages 13 public schools serving 5,765 students.
What is the rank of Wise Co PBLC Schs School District?
Wise Co PBLC Schs School District is ranked #8 out of 135 school districts in Virginia (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Virginia school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Highest science proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 10%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Wise Co PBLC Schs School District?
93% of Wise Co PBLC Schs School District students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Wise Co PBLC Schs School District?
Wise Co PBLC Schs School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What is Wise Co PBLC Schs School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,525 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,765 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : 95% (Top 10% in VA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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