Wayne High School

  • Wayne High School serves 665 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wayne High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Wayne High School's student population of 665 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students665 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wayne High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wayne High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank#595 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
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White
100%
90%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wayne High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.000.19
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wayne High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wayne High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wayne Wayne Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 463 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Pioneer Road, P.o. Box 458
    Wayne, WV 25570
    (304)272-3227
    0.1 6-8 463
  • Wayne Wayne Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
    2.2 miles
    80 Mcginnis Drive, P.o. Box 30
    Wayne, WV 25570
    (304)272-6342
    2.2 PK-5 565
  • Lavalette Lavalette Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 251 students
    4.9 miles
    1150 Beech Fork Road, P.o. Box
    Lavalette, WV 25535
    (304)525-3221
    4.9 PK-5 251
  • Kenova Buffalo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
    8.2 miles
    331 Buffalo Creek Road
    Kenova, WV 25530
    (304)429-2911
    8.2 PK-5 452
  • Kenova Buffalo Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 287 students
    8.3 miles
    298 Buffalo Creek Road
    Kenova, WV 25530
    (304)429-6062
    8.3 6-8 287

School Reviews

  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Our family has graduated 5 generations from WHS. I've not had cause to be at the school often, but I can attest to the quality of instruction, through the experience of my children. My time there is too remote to be relevant, but my children were relatively recent. Their reading levels are more than adequate (avid readers even today) and mathematics remarkable. Both are successful tradespersons. They speak well of their positive experience there. One gets out relative to what one puts in.
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1  
Just read the other review and you will realize the quality of the school.
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5  
Yes it is a good school and the sports is excellent the teachers are mostly caring I have 4 generations of my family that have gradated from here but the biggest problem is the whole county system of Senior Quest this is a huge problem I know students personally that had good grades and droped out due to this.
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