Nicholas County Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 3,471 students in Nicholas County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in West Virginia.
Public Schools in Nicholas County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Nicholas County Schools School District are Panther Creek Elementary School, Glade Creek Elementary School and Mt Lookout Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Nicholas County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 11% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Nicholas County Schools School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WV)
# Schools
14 Schools
712 Schools
# Students
3,471 Students
254,313 Students
# Teachers
258 Teachers
18,528 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Nicholas County Schools 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WV)
Overall District Rank
#34 out of 57 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nicholas County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nicholas 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nicholas 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nicholas County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.03
0.20
# American Indian Students
2 Students
202 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
1,598 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
11 Students
5,172 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
2%
# Black Students
21 Students
10,465 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
3,417 Students
227,011 Students
% White Students
99%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
123 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
9,742 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
186
13,016
# Students in K Grade:
243
17,438
# Students in 1st Grade:
202
15,878
# Students in 2nd Grade:
240
18,048
# Students in 3rd Grade:
236
17,752
# Students in 4th Grade:
257
17,983
# Students in 5th Grade:
269
18,294
# Students in 6th Grade:
246
19,184
# Students in 7th Grade:
268
19,688
# Students in 8th Grade:
295
19,846
# Students in 9th Grade:
283
20,814
# Students in 10th Grade:
248
20,206
# Students in 11th Grade:
240
18,561
# Students in 12th Grade:
258
17,605
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,749 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,206. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,832 is less than the state median of $13,401. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WV)
Total Revenue
$44 MM
$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nicholas County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$45 MM
$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Nicholas County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,749
$14,206
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nicholas County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,832
$13,401
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nicholas County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Nicholas County Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Panther Creek Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10068 Canvas Nettie Road, Po B
Nettie, WV 26681
(304) 846-6808
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #22.
Glade Creek Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7950 Webster Road
Summersville, WV 26651
(304) 872-2882
Grades: PK-5
| 152 students
Rank: #33.
Mt Lookout Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1945 Mt. Lookout Road
Mount Lookout, WV 26678
(304) 872-2731
Grades: PK-5
| 115 students
Rank: #44.
Mt Nebo Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 Schoolhouse Lane
Mount Nebo, WV 26679
(304) 872-2440
Grades: PK-5
| 102 students
Rank: #55.
Birch River Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
379 Birch River Road
Birch River, WV 26610
(304) 649-2651
Grades: PK-5
| 86 students
Rank: #66.
Zela Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
165 Country Road
Summersville, WV 26651
(304) 872-1481
Grades: PK-5
| 102 students
Rank: #77.
Gauley River Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 School Street
Craigsville, WV 26205
(304) 742-5271
Grades: PK-5
| 307 students
Rank: #88.
Summersville Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
108 Mckees Creek Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
(304) 872-1421
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #99.
Summersville Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Grizzly Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
(304) 872-5092
Grades: 6-8
| 591 students
Rank: #1010.
Nicholas County High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
30 Grizzly Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
(304) 872-2141
Grades: 9-12
| 668 students
Rank: #1111.
Richwood High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16414 Webster Rd
Craigsville, WV 26205
(304) 846-2591
Grades: 9-12
| 361 students
Rank: #1212.
Cherry River Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
190 Riverside Drive
Richwood, WV 26261
(304) 846-6646
Grades: PK-5
| 188 students
Rank: #1313.
Richwood Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Riverside Drive
Richwood, WV 26261
(304) 846-2638
Grades: 6-8
| 218 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nicholas County Career/technical Center
Vocational School
215 Milam Addition Rd
Craigsville, WV 26205
(304) 742-5416
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Nicholas County Schools
  • 400 OLD MAIN DRIVE, SUMMERSVILLE, WV, 26651
  • (304) 872-3611
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in WV)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.03

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