Nicholas County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 14 public schools managed by Nicholas County School District serving 3,795 students in Birch River, West Virginia.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the West Virginia state average of 10%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Nicholas County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Birch River Birch River Elementary School Magnet School
    379 Birch River Road
    Birch River, WV 26610
    (304)649-2651

    Grades: PK-5 | 105 students
  • Richwood Cherry River Elementary School Magnet School
    190 Riverside Drive
    Richwood, WV 26261
    (304)846-6646

    Grades: PK-5 | 218 students
  • Craigsville Gauley River Elementary School Magnet School
    100 School Street
    Craigsville, WV 26205
    (304)742-5271

    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
  • Summersville Glade Creek Elementary School Magnet School
    7950 Webster Road
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304)872-2882

    Grades: PK-5 | 166 students
  • Mount Lookout Mt Lookout Elementary School Magnet School
    1945 Mount Lookout Road
    Mount Lookout, WV 26678
    (304)872-2731

    Grades: PK-5 | 140 students
  • Summersville Mt Nebo Elementary School Magnet School
    110 Schoolhouse Lane
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304)872-2440

    Grades: PK-5 | 98 students
  • Craigsville Nicholas County Career/technical Center Vocational School
    Magnet School
    215 Milam Addition Road
    Craigsville, WV 26205
    (304)742-5416

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Summersville Nicholas County High School Magnet School
    30 Grizzly Rd
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304)872-2141

    Grades: 9-12 | 693 students
  • Nettie Panther Creek Elementary School Magnet School
    10068 Canvas Nettie Road, Po B
    Nettie, WV 26681
    (304)846-6808

    Grades: PK-5 | 274 students
  • Richwood Richwood High School Magnet School
    1 Valley Ave.
    Richwood, WV 26261
    (304)846-2591

    Grades: 9-12 | 389 students
  • Richwood Richwood Middle School Magnet School
    2 Valley Avenue
    Richwood, WV 26261
    (304)846-2638

    Grades: 6-8 | 276 students
  • Summersville Summersville Elementary School Magnet School
    108 Mckees Creek Road
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304)872-1421

    Grades: PK-5 | 447 students
  • Summersville Summersville Middle School Magnet School
    40 Grizzly Rd
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304)872-5092

    Grades: 6-8 | 513 students
  • Summersville Zela Elementary School Magnet School
    1073 Country Rd.
    Summersville, WV 26651
    (304)872-1481

    Grades: PK-5 | 98 students

Overview

School District NameNicholas County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,795 students
# of Teachers284 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students1,949 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,846 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.02
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students14 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students14 students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Students17 students
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students3,731 students
% White Students
98%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students18 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:211
# of Students in Kindergarten:290
# of Students in 1st Grade:279
# of Students in 2nd Grade:265
# of Students in 3rd Grade:285
# of Students in 4th Grade:310
# of Students in 5th Grade:284
# of Students in 6th Grade:263
# of Students in 7th Grade:262
# of Students in 8th Grade:265
# of Students in 9th Grade:259
# of Students in 10th Grade:273
# of Students in 11th Grade:285
# of Students in 12th Grade:264
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Nicholas 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 93% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nicholas 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nicholas 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nicholas County School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,608 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,848. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,957 is less than the state average of $12,887. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$43 MM$42 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nicholas County School District and average revenue for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$44 MM$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Nicholas County School District and average spending for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,608$11,848
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nicholas County School District and average revenue per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,957$12,887
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nicholas County School District and average spending per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Nicholas County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.02, which is lower than the West Virginia average of 0.12. The most diverse school in the district is Richwood High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.