Wise Co PBLC Schs School District

628 Lake Street NE
Wise , VA 24293
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Grades: PK - 12

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 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,542 students in Wise Co PBLC Schs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Wise Co PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 93% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wise Co PBLC Schs School District are J.w. Adams Combined, Union Primary School and Coeburn Primary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wise Co PBLC Schs School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
13 Schools
2,129 Schools
# Students
5,542 Students
1,251,044 Students
# Teachers
401 Teachers
87,068 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Wise Co PBLC Schs School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 135 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
82%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
78%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.70
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,283 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
16 Students
93,164 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
8%
# Hispanic Students
70 Students
218,325 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
18%
# Black Students
111 Students
276,817 Students
% Black Students
2%
22%
# White Students
5,239 Students
579,639 Students
% White Students
95%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
2,002 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
98 Students
77,814 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
285
27,998
# Students in K Grade:
343
80,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
412
89,114
# Students in 2nd Grade:
413
89,793
# Students in 3rd Grade:
378
90,922
# Students in 4th Grade:
378
91,731
# Students in 5th Grade:
425
92,615
# Students in 6th Grade:
440
95,587
# Students in 7th Grade:
447
98,966
# Students in 8th Grade:
479
99,504
# Students in 9th Grade:
398
102,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
413
101,536
# Students in 11th Grade:
389
95,430
# Students in 12th Grade:
342
94,427
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,988 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,959. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,672 is less than the state median of $12,921. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$61 MM
$46 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$59 MM
$46 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,988
$12,959
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,672
$12,921
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wise Co PBLC Schs  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Wise Co PBLC Schs School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
J.w. Adams Combined
Math: 95% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
Pound, VA 24279
(276) 796-5419
Grades: PK-8
| 450 students
Rank: #22.
Union Primary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2945 Second Avenue East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-4900
Grades: PK-4
| 756 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Coeburn Primary
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
332 School House Hill Dr.
Coeburn, VA 24230
(276) 395-6100
Grades: PK-4
| 401 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
St. Paul Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3200 Deacon Drive
Saint Paul, VA 24283
(276) 762-5941
Grades: PK-8
| 357 students
Rank: #55.
Central High School
Math: 95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5000 Warrior Drive
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 328-8015
Grades: 9-12
| 606 students
Rank: #66.
L.f. Addington Middle School
Math: 95% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
324 School St
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-8821
Grades: 5-8
| 493 students
Rank: #77.
Coeburn Middle School
Math: 95% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
518 Centre Ave Ne
Coeburn, VA 24230
(276) 395-2135
Grades: 5-8
| 340 students
Rank: #88.
Eastside High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
314 School House Hill Dr
Coeburn, VA 24230
(276) 395-3389
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #99.
Union High School
Math: 94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
322 Powell Valley Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1290
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #1010.
Wise Primary
Math: 90% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
323 Railroad Ave Se
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-8019
Grades: PK-4
| 569 students
Rank: #1111.
Union Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3137 Second Avenue East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-0195
Grades: 5-8
| 634 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wise Co. Alternative Ed. Ctr.
Alternative School
515 Hurricane Rd., Building B
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-8612
Grades: Inquire with school
| 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: Inquire with school
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 13
  • Enrollment: 5,542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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