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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 5,827 students in Wise County, VA. Wise County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Wise County, VA are Central High School, Eastside High School and Union High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wise County, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 88% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 87% (versus the 80% statewide average). Schools in Wise County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Wise County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Central High School Math: 95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5000 Warrior Drive
    Norton, VA 24273
    (276) 328-8015

    Grades: 9-12 | 659 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Eastside High School Math: 95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    314 School House Hill Dr
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276) 395-3389

    Grades: 9-12 | 422 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Union High School Math: 90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    322 Powell Valley Road
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-1290

    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
  • Rank: #44.
    St. Paul Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3200 Deacon Drive
    Saint Paul, VA 24283
    (276) 762-5941

    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
  • Rank: #55.
    J.w. Adams Combined Math: 91% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
    Pound, VA 24279
    (276) 796-5419

    Grades: PK-8 | 457 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Union Primary School Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2945 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-4900

    Grades: PK-4 | 786 students
  • Rank: #77.
    L.f. Addington Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    324 School St
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8821

    Grades: 5-8 | 498 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Wise Primary Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    323 Railroad Ave Se
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8019

    Grades: PK-4 | 675 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Coeburn Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    518 Centre Ave Ne
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276) 395-2135

    Grades: 5-8 | 357 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Coeburn Primary Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    332 School House Hill Dr.
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276) 395-6100

    Grades: PK-4 | 457 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Union Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3137 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-0195

    Grades: 5-8 | 606 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Regional Learning Academy/wise Co Alternative School
    C/o Wise Co Public Schls, 628
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8017

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Wise Co. Alternative Ed. Center Alternative School
    515 Hurricane Rd., Building B
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8612

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Wise County Career-technical Center Vocational School
    621 Lake St Ne
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-6113

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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