Wise County Public Schools School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 13 public schools in Wise County Public Schools School District, serving 5,827 students.
  • Public school in Wise County Public School School District have an average math proficiency score of 88% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 88% (versus the 80% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 1% of public schools in Virginia.
  • The top ranked public school in Wise County Public Schools School District are Central High School, Eastside High School and St. Paul Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameWise County Public Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wisek12.org
School District Phone Number(276)328-8017
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools13 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students5,827 Students1,290,812 Students
# of Teachers382 Teachers85,977 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Wise County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 1% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wise County Public Schools  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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wise County Public Schools  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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wise County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.090.68
# of American Indian Students3 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students20 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# of Hispanic Students54 Students202,983 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
16%
# of Black Students120 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
2%
22%
# of White Students5,566 Students631,601 Students
% White Students
96%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students59 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:21133,597
# of Students in Kindergarten:41390,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:39094,212
# of Students in 2nd Grade:43594,065
# of Students in 3rd Grade:45196,843
# of Students in 4th Grade:44499,187
# of Students in 5th Grade:46699,445
# of Students in 6th Grade:39897,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:43696,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:42496,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:397103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:45699,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:45294,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:45493,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,950 is higher than the state average of $11,100. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,455 is higher than the state average of $11,256. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$73 MM$41 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wise County Public Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$70 MM$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Wise County Public Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,950$11,100
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wise County Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,455$11,256
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wise County Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Wise County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Central High School Math: 95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank: Top 5%
    5000 Warrior Drive
    Norton, VA 24273
    (276)328-8015

    Grades: 9-12 | 659 students
  • Coeburn Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 50%
    518 Centre Ave Ne
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276)395-2135

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

    Grades: PK-4 | 457 students
  • Eastside High School Math: 95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank: Top 5%
    314 School House Hill Dr
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276)395-3389

    Grades: 9-12 | 422 students
  • J.w. Adams Combined Math: 91% | Reading: 90%
    Rank: Top 10%
    10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
    Pound, VA 24279
    (276)796-5419

    Grades: PK-8 | 457 students
  • L.f. Addington Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 90%
    Rank: Top 20%
    324 School St
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276)328-8821

    Grades: 5-8 | 498 students
  • St. Paul Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3200 Deacon Drive
    Saint Paul, VA 24283
    (276)762-5941

    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
  • Union High School Math: 90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank: Top 5%
    322 Powell Valley Road
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276)523-1290

    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
  • Union Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3137 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276)523-0195

    Grades: 5-8 | 606 students
  • Union Primary School Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2945 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276)523-4900

    Grades: PK-4 | 786 students
  • Wise Co. Alternative Ed. Center Alternative School
    515 Hurricane Rd., Building B
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276)328-8612

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Wise County Career-technical Center Vocational School
    621 Lake St Ne
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276)328-6113

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Wise Primary Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 30%
    323 Railroad Ave Se
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276)328-8019

    Grades: PK-4 | 675 students
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