301 East Main Street
Romney, WV 26757
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
West Virginia School For The Deaf serves 35 students in grades 1-12.
West Virginia School For The Deaf 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Students: 35 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Virginia School For The Deaf's student population of 35 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
35 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (14-15)
13 teachers
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School Rankings

West Virginia School For The Deaf is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Virginia School For The Deaf is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#638 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of West Virginia School For The Deaf, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Virginia School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
11-19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of West Virginia School For The Deaf and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
3%
4%
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White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
≥50%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Students: 35 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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