Mcdowell County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 11 public schools managed by Mcdowell County School District serving 3,296 students in Anawalt, West Virginia.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the West Virginia state average of 10%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Mcdowell County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Anawalt Anawalt Elementary School
    230 Schoolhouse Road
    Anawalt, WV 24808
    (304)383-4849

    Grades: PK-5 | 93 students
  • Bradshaw Bradshaw Elementary School
    740 Mountaineer Highway
    Bradshaw, WV 24817
    (304)938-2904

    Grades: PK-5 | 264 students
  • Welch Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    Drawer V
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-3488

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a students
  • Big Sandy Fall River Elementary School
    Drawer 70
    Big Sandy, WV 24816
    (304)656-7665

    Grades: PK-5 | 171 students
  • Iaeger Iaeger Elementary School
    Waters Street
    Iaeger, WV 24844
    (304)938-2227

    Grades: PK-5 | 268 students
  • Kimball Kimball Elementary School
    Route 52
    Kimball, WV 24853
    (304)585-7570

    Grades: PK-5 | 246 students
  • Welch Mount View High School
    950 Mount View Road
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-2939

    Grades: 6-12 | 750 students
  • Bradshaw River View High School
    512 Mountaineeer Highway
    Bradshaw, WV 24817
    (304)348-6610

    Grades: 9-12 | 498 students
  • Avondale Sandy River Middle School
    Route 80
    Avondale, WV 24811
    (304)938-2407

    Grades: 6-8 | 262 students
  • War Southside K-8 Elementary School
    13509 Rocket Boys Drive
    War, WV 24892
    (304)875-2283

    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
  • Welch Welch Elementary School
    1235 Stewart Street
    Welch, WV 24801
    (304)436-4645

    Grades: PK-5 | 324 students

Overview

School District NameMcdowell County School District
# of Schools11
# of Students3,296
# of Teachers258
Student : Teacher Ratio13
# of Male Students1,703
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students1,593
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.23
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students4
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students20
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students320
% Black Students
10%
# of White Students2,900
% White Students
87%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students52
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:189
# of Students in Kindergarten:250
# of Students in 1st Grade:257
# of Students in 2nd Grade:242
# of Students in 3rd Grade:266
# of Students in 4th Grade:230
# of Students in 5th Grade:232
# of Students in 6th Grade:230
# of Students in 7th Grade:232
# of Students in 8th Grade:250
# of Students in 9th Grade:261
# of Students in 10th Grade:230
# of Students in 11th Grade:216
# of Students in 12th Grade:211
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Mcdowell County 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcdowell County 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcdowell County 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 2014-15 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mcdowell County School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $19,004 is higher than the state average of $11,801. 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 $12,722. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$67 MM$43 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mcdowell County School District and average revenue for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$68 MM$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Mcdowell County School District and average spending for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$19,004$11,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mcdowell County School District and average revenue per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$19,267$12,722
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mcdowell County School District and average spending per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Mcdowell County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.23, which is higher than the West Virginia average of 0.12. The most diverse school in the district is Kimball Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.