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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 14 public schools in Nicholas County, WV, serving 3,771 students.
  • Nicholas County, WV public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Nicholas County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of West Virginia public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Nicholas County, WV are Panther Creek Elementary School, Glade Creek Elementary School and Mt Lookout Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 10% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia public school average of 15:1.

Top Nicholas County Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Birch River Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    379 Birch River Road
    Birch River, WV 26610
    (304) 649-2651

    Grades: PK-5 | 95 students
  • Cherry River Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    190 Riverside Drive
    Richwood, WV 26261
    (304) 846-6646

    Grades: PK-5 | 210 students
  • Gauley River Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 School Street
    Craigsville, WV 26205
    (304) 742-5271

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • Glade Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    7950 Webster Road
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304) 872-2882

    Grades: PK-5 | 152 students
  • Mt Lookout Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1945 Mount Lookout Road
    Mount Lookout, WV 26678
    (304) 872-2731

    Grades: PK-5 | 146 students
  • Mt Nebo Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    110 Schoolhouse Lane
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304) 872-2440

    Grades: K-5 | 112 students
  • Nicholas County Career/technical Center Vocational School
    215 Milam Addition Road
    Craigsville, WV 26205
    (304) 742-5416

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Nicholas County High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    30 Grizzly Rd
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304) 872-2141

    Grades: 9-12 | 698 students
  • Panther Creek Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    10068 Canvas Nettie Road, Po B
    Nettie, WV 26681
    (304) 846-6808

    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
  • Richwood High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1 Valley Ave.
    Richwood, WV 26261
    (304) 846-2591

    Grades: 9-12 | 373 students
  • Richwood Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2 Valley Avenue
    Richwood, WV 26261
    (304) 846-2638

    Grades: 6-8 | 267 students
  • Summersville Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    108 Mckees Creek Rd
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304) 872-1421

    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
  • Summersville Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    40 Grizzly Rd
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304) 872-5092

    Grades: 6-8 | 532 students
  • Zela Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1073 Country Rd.
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304) 872-1481

    Grades: K-5 | 89 students
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