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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools in Calhoun County, WV, serving 1,029 students.
  • Calhoun County, WV public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Calhoun County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of West Virginia public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Calhoun County, WV are Pleasant Hill School, Arnoldsburg School and Calhoun Middle/High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 10% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the West Virginia public school average of 15:1.

Top Calhoun County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Arnoldsburg School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    90 Spring Run Road
    Arnoldsburg, WV 25234
    (304)655-8616

    Grades: PK-4 | 225 students
  • Calhoun Middle/High School Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    50 Underwood Circle
    Mount Zion, WV 26151
    (304)354-6148

    Grades: 5-12 | 590 students
  • Calhoun-gilmer Career Center Vocational School
    5260 East Little Kanawha Hwy
    Grantsville, WV 26147
    (304)354-6151

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Pleasant Hill School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3254 N Calhoun Hwy
    Grantsville, WV 26147
    (304)354-6022

    Grades: PK-4 | 214 students
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