Mcdowell County Schools School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 public schools in Mcdowell County Schools School District, serving 3,096 students.
  • Public school in Mcdowell County School School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 47% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in West Virginia.
  • The top ranked public schools in Mcdowell County Schools School District are Anawalt Elementary School, Fall River Elementary School and Kimball Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% 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.

Overview

School District NameMcdowell County Schools School District
School District Phone Number(304)436-8441
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
# of Schools11 Schools736 Schools
# of Students3,096 Students272,869 Students
# of Teachers232 Teachers18,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

  • Mcdowell County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 55 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcdowell 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcdowell 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mcdowell County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.210.19
# of American Indian Studentsn/a252 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students2 Students1,818 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students14 Students4,920 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
2%
# of Black Students278 Students11,772 Students
% Black Students
9%
4%
# of White Students2,744 Students245,545 Students
% White Students
89%
90%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a118 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students58 Students8,438 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:21117,002
# of Students in Kindergarten:22119,787
# of Students in 1st Grade:22219,402
# of Students in 2nd Grade:22919,150
# of Students in 3rd Grade:23819,659
# of Students in 4th Grade:21720,069
# of Students in 5th Grade:24420,218
# of Students in 6th Grade:20919,539
# of Students in 7th Grade:21719,780
# of Students in 8th Grade:22219,958
# of Students in 9th Grade:22321,317
# of Students in 10th Grade:23620,164
# of Students in 11th Grade:21018,547
# of Students in 12th Grade:19718,277
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $19,004 is higher than the state average of $11,778. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $19,267 is higher than the state average of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$67 MM$42 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mcdowell County Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$68 MM$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Mcdowell County Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$19,004$11,778
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mcdowell County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$19,267$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mcdowell County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Mcdowell County Schools School District Public Schools (2020)

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

    Grades: K-5 | 61 students
  • Bradshaw Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    740 Mountaineer Highway
    Bradshaw, WV 24817
    (304)967-7700

    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
  • Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    1 Stadium Drive
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-3488

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Fall River Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    13 Falcon Drive
    Big Sandy, WV 24816
    (304)656-7665

    Grades: PK-5 | 160 students
  • Iaeger Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    182 Waters Street
    Iaeger, WV 24844
    (304)967-7167

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Kimball Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    28631 Coal Heritage Road, Rout
    Kimball, WV 24853
    (304)585-7570

    Grades: PK-5 | 219 students
  • Mount View High School Math: 9% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    950 Mount View Road
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-2939

    Grades: 6-12 | 712 students
  • River View High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    512 Mountaineer Highway
    Bradshaw, WV 24817
    (304)967-7480

    Grades: 9-12 | 473 students
  • Sandy River Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Route 80
    Avondale, WV 24811
    (304)938-2407

    Grades: 6-8 | 213 students
  • Southside K-8 Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    13509 Rocket Boys Drive
    War, WV 24892
    (304)875-2283

    Grades: PK-8 | 394 students
  • Welch Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1235 Stewart Street
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-4645

    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
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