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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 top public schools in Mcdowell County, WV, serving 3,200 students.
  • Mcdowell County, WV public school have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus West Virginia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus 47% West Virginia statewide average). Their average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in West Virginia.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Anawalt Elementary School, with 60-69% math proficiency and 50-59% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in West Virginia or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black) , which is more 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 Mcdowell County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | WV School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Anawalt Anawalt Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-69% / Reading: 50-59% | Top 20%
    230 Schoolhouse Road
    Anawalt, WV 24808
    (304)383-4849

    Grades: PK-5 | 80 students
  • Bradshaw Bradshaw Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% / Reading: 45-49% | Bottom 50%
    740 Mountaineer Highway
    Bradshaw, WV 24817
    (304)938-2904

    Grades: PK-5 | 268 students
  • Welch Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Drawer V
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-3488

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a students
  • Big Sandy Fall River Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-59% / Reading: 40-49% | Top 50%
    Drawer 70
    Big Sandy, WV 24816
    (304)656-7665

    Grades: PK-5 | 161 students
  • Iaeger Iaeger Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% / Reading: 40-44% | Bottom 50%
    Waters Street
    Iaeger, WV 24844
    (304)938-2227

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Kimball Kimball Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% / Reading: 40-44% | Top 50%
    Route 52
    Kimball, WV 24853
    (304)585-7570

    Grades: PK-5 | 229 students
  • Welch Mount View High School Magnet School
    Math: 9% / Reading: 26% | Bottom 50%
    950 Mount View Road
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-2939

    Grades: 6-12 | 733 students
  • Bradshaw River View High School Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% / Reading: 40-44% | Bottom 50%
    512 Mountaineeer Highway
    Bradshaw, WV 24817
    (304)348-6610

    Grades: 9-12 | 494 students
  • Avondale Sandy River Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 21% / Reading: 44% | Bottom 50%
    Route 80
    Avondale, WV 24811
    (304)938-2407

    Grades: 6-8 | 237 students
  • War Southside K-8 Magnet School
    Math: 10% / Reading: 21% | Bottom 50%
    13509 Rocket Boys Drive
    War, WV 24892
    (304)875-2283

    Grades: PK-8 | 433 students
  • Welch Welch Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    1235 Stewart Street
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-4645

    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
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