Fayette County Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 6,471 students in Fayette County Schools School District. Fayette County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
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.
Public schools in Fayette County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of 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 10% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameFayette County Schools School District
School District Phone Number(304) 574-1176
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
# of Schools18 Schools730 Schools
# of Students6,471 Students271,128 Students
# of Teachers460 Teachers18,823 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Fayette County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 56 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#50 out of 57 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fayette County Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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
86%
89%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.160.19
# of American Indian Students6 Students250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students8 Students1,814 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students46 Students4,911 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# of Black Students308 Students11,760 Students
% Black Students
5%
4%
# of White Students5,938 Students243,857 Students
% White Students
92%
90%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students118 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students163 Students8,412 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:43916,943
# of Students in Kindergarten:46319,693
# of Students in 1st Grade:45419,299
# of Students in 2nd Grade:48219,042
# of Students in 3rd Grade:44419,557
# of Students in 4th Grade:49319,965
# of Students in 5th Grade:48020,044
# of Students in 6th Grade:45219,406
# of Students in 7th Grade:44219,568
# of Students in 8th Grade:45019,724
# of Students in 9th Grade:48921,219
# of Students in 10th Grade:46020,048
# of Students in 11th Grade:47918,438
# of Students in 12th Grade:44418,182
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,424 is higher than the state median of $12,121. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,807 is less than the state median of $11,896. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$80 MM$43 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$76 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,424$12,121
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,807$11,896
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 2016-17 school year data.

Fayette County Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • 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 | 227 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Gauley Bridge Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 Walnut And Jackson Street
    Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
    (304) 632-2661

    Grades: PK-5 | 153 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 | 225 students
  • Rank: #44.
    New River Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    262 Oyler Avenue
    Oak Hill, WV 25901
    (304) 465-3806

    Grades: PK-4 | 767 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Fayetteville Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    200 Wiseman Avenue
    Fayetteville, WV 25840
    (304) 574-1011

    Grades: PK-6 | 493 students
  • Rank: #66.
    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 | 230 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Rosedale Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3950 Summerlee Rd
    Oak Hill, WV 25901
    (304) 469-6661

    Grades: PK-4 | 280 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Ansted Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    118 Church Street
    Ansted, WV 25812
    (304) 658-5170

    Grades: 5-8 | 244 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Valley Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Greyhound Lane
    Smithers, WV 25186
    (304) 442-2321

    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Midland Trail High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    26719 Midland Trail
    Hico, WV 25854
    (304) 658-5184

    Grades: 9-12 | 332 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Mount Hope Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    408 Lincoln Street
    Mount Hope, WV 25880
    (304) 877-2891

    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Gatewood Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5094 Gatewood Road
    Fayetteville, WV 25840
    (304) 574-2025

    Grades: PK-4 | 85 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Fayetteville High School Math: 16% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 West Maple Avenue
    Fayetteville, WV 25840
    (304) 574-0560

    Grades: 7-12 | 435 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Oak Hill High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    350 West Oyler Avenue
    Oak Hill, WV 25901
    (304) 469-3551

    Grades: 9-12 | 822 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Valley High School Math: 15% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Greyhound Lane
    Smithers, WV 25186
    (304) 442-8284

    Grades: 6-12 | 470 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Collins Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    320 West Oyler Avenue
    Oak Hill, WV 25901
    (304) 469-3711

    Grades: 5-8 | 770 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Meadow Bridge High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    870 Main Street
    Meadow Bridge, WV 25976
    (304) 484-7917

    Grades: 7-12 | 208 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Fayette Institute Of Technology Vocational School
    300 West Oyler Avenue
    Oak Hill, WV 25901
    (304) 469-2911

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
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