Fayette County Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,688 students in Fayette County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in West Virginia.
Public Schools in Fayette County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fayette County Schools School District are Divide Elementary School, Gauley Bridge Elementary School and Ansted Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fayette County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 11% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Fayette County Schools School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WV)
# Schools
13 Schools
712 Schools
# Students
5,688 Students
254,313 Students
# Teachers
426 Teachers
18,528 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Fayette County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 57 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WV)
Overall District Rank
#51 out of 57 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fayette County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fayette County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
27%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fayette County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fayette County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.15
0.20
# American Indian Students
5 Students
202 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
1,598 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
43 Students
5,172 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# Black Students
232 Students
10,465 Students
% Black Students
4%
4%
# White Students
5,236 Students
227,011 Students
% White Students
92%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
123 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
166 Students
9,742 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
274
13,016
# Students in K Grade:
363
17,438
# Students in 1st Grade:
356
15,878
# Students in 2nd Grade:
421
18,048
# Students in 3rd Grade:
403
17,752
# Students in 4th Grade:
416
17,983
# Students in 5th Grade:
443
18,294
# Students in 6th Grade:
438
19,184
# Students in 7th Grade:
473
19,688
# Students in 8th Grade:
482
19,846
# Students in 9th Grade:
408
20,814
# Students in 10th Grade:
425
20,206
# Students in 11th Grade:
392
18,561
# Students in 12th Grade:
394
17,605
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,128 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,206. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,518 is higher than the state median of $13,401. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WV)
Total Revenue
$80 MM
$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fayette County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$77 MM
$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Fayette County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,128
$14,206
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fayette County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,518
$13,401
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fayette County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Fayette County Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Divide Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Propps Ridge Road
Lookout, WV 25868
(304) 574-1443
Grades: PK-5
| 210 students
Rank: #22.
Gauley Bridge Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Walnut And Jackson Street
Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
(304) 632-2661
Grades: PK-5
| 78 students
Rank: #33.
Ansted Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
27 School Street
Ansted, WV 25812
(304) 658-5961
Grades: PK-5
| 214 students
Rank: #44.
Meadow Bridge Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
804 Main Street
Meadow Bridge, WV 25976
(304) 484-7914
Grades: PK-6
| 222 students
Rank: #55.
Midland Trail High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
26719 Midland Trail
Hico, WV 25854
(304) 658-5184
Grades: 6-12
| 610 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Hill High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
350 West Oyler Avenue
Oak Hill, WV 25901
(304) 469-3551
Grades: 9-12
| 1,093 students
Rank: #77.
Oak Hill Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
320 W. Oyler Avenue
Oak Hill, WV 25901
(304) 469-3711
Grades: 6-8
| 656 students
Rank: #88.
Meadow Bridge High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
870 Main Street
Meadow Bridge, WV 25976
(304) 484-7917
Grades: 7-12
| 226 students
Rank: n/an/a
Fayette Institute Of Technology
Vocational School
300 West Oyler Avenue
Oak Hill, WV 25901
(304) 469-2911
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Fayetteville Pk-8
515 W. Maple Avenue
Fayetteville, WV 25840
(304) 574-0560
Grades: PK-8
| 622 students
Rank: n/an/a
262 W. Oyler Avenue
Oak Hill, WV 25901
(304) 465-3806
Grades: 3-5
| 631 students
Rank: n/an/a
New River Primary
308 W. Oyler Avenue
Oak Hill, WV 25901
(304) 640-8649
Grades: PK-2
| 669 students
Rank: n/an/a
Valley Pk-8
1 Greyhound Lane
Smithers, WV 25186
(304) 442-8284
Grades: PK-8
| 457 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Fayette County Schools
  • 111 FAYETTE AVENUE, FAYETTEVILLE, WV, 25840-1299
  • (304) 574-1176
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,688 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in WV)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15

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