Mcdowell County Schools School District
- 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.
- 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.
|School District Name||Mcdowell County Schools School District|
|School District Phone Number||(304)436-8441|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (WV)|
|# of Schools||11 Schools||736 Schools|
|# of Students||3,096 Students||272,869 Students|
|# of Teachers||232 Teachers||18,939 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||15:1|
- 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 Data||This School District||State Average (WV)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a||252 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||2 Students||1,818 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||14 Students||4,920 Students|
|% Hispanic Students||n/a|
|# of Black Students||278 Students||11,772 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||2,744 Students||245,545 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||118 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||58 Students||8,438 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||211||17,002|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||221||19,787|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||222||19,402|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||229||19,150|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||238||19,659|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||217||20,069|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||244||20,218|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||209||19,539|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||217||19,780|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||222||19,958|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||223||21,317|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||236||20,164|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||210||18,547|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||197||18,277|
|# 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 Data||This School District||This State (WV)|
|Total Revenue||$67 MM||$42 MM|
|Spending||$68 MM||$45 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$19,004||$11,778|
|Spending / Student||$19,267||$12,810|
Mcdowell County Schools School District Public Schools (2020)
School (Math/Reading Proficiency)
- Anawalt Elementary School 230 Schoolhouse Road
Anawalt, WV 24808
Grades: K-5 | 61 students
- Bradshaw Elementary School 740 Mountaineer Highway
Bradshaw, WV 24817
Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
- Career And Technology Center 1 Stadium Drive
Welch, WV 24801
Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
- Fall River Elementary School 13 Falcon Drive
Big Sandy, WV 24816
Grades: PK-5 | 160 students
- Iaeger Elementary School 182 Waters Street
Iaeger, WV 24844
Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
- Kimball Elementary School 28631 Coal Heritage Road, Rout
Kimball, WV 24853
Grades: PK-5 | 219 students
- River View High School 512 Mountaineer Highway
Bradshaw, WV 24817
Grades: 9-12 | 473 students
- Sandy River Middle School Route 80
Avondale, WV 24811
Grades: 6-8 | 213 students
- Southside K-8 13509 Rocket Boys Drive
War, WV 24892
Grades: PK-8 | 394 students
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