Wetzel County Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,567 students in Wetzel County Schools School District. Wetzel County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Wetzel County Schools School District are Long Drain School, New Martinsville School and Paden City High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Wetzel County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in West Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 10% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameWetzel County Schools School District
School District Phone Number(304) 455-2441
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
# of Schools9 Schools731 Schools
# of Students2,567 Students271,128 Students
# of Teachers227 Teachers18,824 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1

District Comparison

Wetzel County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 56 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#43 out of 57 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wetzel County Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wetzel 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wetzel 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
≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wetzel County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.060.19
# of American Indian Students2 Students250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students14 Students1,814 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students25 Students4,911 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# of Black Students20 Students11,760 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# of White Students2,486 Students243,857 Students
% White Students
97%
90%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a118 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students20 Students8,412 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:18716,943
# of Students in Kindergarten:18819,693
# of Students in 1st Grade:19319,299
# of Students in 2nd Grade:16319,042
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14219,557
# of Students in 4th Grade:17719,965
# of Students in 5th Grade:17820,044
# of Students in 6th Grade:21519,406
# of Students in 7th Grade:17819,568
# of Students in 8th Grade:19719,724
# of Students in 9th Grade:18821,219
# of Students in 10th Grade:20420,048
# of Students in 11th Grade:16818,438
# of Students in 12th Grade:18918,182
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $18,629 is higher than the state median of $12,121. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,002 is higher than the state median of $11,896. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$48 MM$43 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wetzel County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$46 MM$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Wetzel County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,629$12,121
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wetzel 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,002$11,896
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wetzel 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 2016-17 school year data.

Wetzel County Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Long Drain School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Rt 1 Box 108-a
    Metz, WV 26585
    (304) 775-4221

    Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
  • Rank: #22.
    New Martinsville School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20 E Benjamin Drive
    New Martinsville, WV 26155
    (304) 455-2291

    Grades: PK-8 | 892 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Paden City High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 N Fourth Avenue
    Paden City, WV 26159
    (304) 337-2267

    Grades: 7-12 | 184 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Magnolia High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Maple Avenue
    New Martinsville, WV 26155
    (304) 455-1991

    Grades: 9-12 | 372 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Paden City Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    510 N Second Avenue
    Paden City, WV 26159
    (304) 337-2221

    Grades: PK-6 | 227 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Short Line School Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9817 Shortline Highway
    Reader, WV 26167
    (304) 386-4115

    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Hundred High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Route 250, P O Box 830
    Hundred, WV 26575
    (304) 775-5221

    Grades: 9-12 | 102 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Valley High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    44 Lumberjack Lane
    Pine Grove, WV 26419
    (304) 889-3151

    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
  • Rank: #99.Rr2 Box 107
    New Martinsville, WV 26155
    (304) 455-4092

    Grades: PK | 16 students
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