Wetzel County Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,370 students in Wetzel County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in West Virginia.
Public Schools in Wetzel County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 45% statewide average).
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. Wetzel County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 11% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wetzel County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in West Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Wetzel 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
9 Schools
712 Schools
# Students
2,370 Students
254,313 Students
# Teachers
241 Teachers
18,528 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Wetzel 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 90-94% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WV)
Overall District Rank
#30 out of 57 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wetzel County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
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
90-94%
90%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.06
0.20
# American Indian Students
2 Students
202 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
1,598 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
29 Students
5,172 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# Black Students
13 Students
10,465 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
2,293 Students
227,011 Students
% White Students
97%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
123 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
21 Students
9,742 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
166
13,016
# Students in K Grade:
187
17,438
# Students in 1st Grade:
153
15,878
# Students in 2nd Grade:
152
18,048
# Students in 3rd Grade:
151
17,752
# Students in 4th Grade:
176
17,983
# Students in 5th Grade:
154
18,294
# Students in 6th Grade:
122
19,184
# Students in 7th Grade:
171
19,688
# Students in 8th Grade:
170
19,846
# Students in 9th Grade:
205
20,814
# Students in 10th Grade:
173
20,206
# Students in 11th Grade:
205
18,561
# Students in 12th Grade:
185
17,605
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,889 is higher 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 $18,259 is higher 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
$45 MM
$44 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$43 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,889
$14,206
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,259
$13,401
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Wetzel County Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Long Drain School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Rt 1 Box 108-a
Metz, WV 26585
(304) 775-4221
Grades: PK-8
| 177 students
Rank: #22.
New Martinsville School
Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20 E Benjamin Drive
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-2291
Grades: PK-8
| 815 students
Rank: #33.
Paden City High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
201 N Fourth Avenue
Paden City, WV 26159
(304) 337-2267
Grades: 7-12
| 181 students
Rank: #44.
Magnolia High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
601 Maple Avenue
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-1991
Grades: 9-12
| 395 students
Rank: #55.
Short Line School
Math: 34% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9817 Shortline Highway
Reader, WV 26167
(304) 386-4115
Grades: PK-8
| 354 students
Rank: #66.
Paden City Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
510 N Second Avenue
Paden City, WV 26159
(304) 337-2221
Grades: PK-6
| 188 students
Rank: #77.
Hundred High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3490 Hornet Highway
Hundred, WV 26575
(304) 775-5221
Grades: 9-12
| 110 students
Rank: #88.
Valley High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
44 Lumberjack Lane
Pine Grove, WV 26419
(304) 889-3151
Grades: 9-12
| 150 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wetzel County Technical Education Center
Vocational School
2213 Mountaineer Highway
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 425-9551
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Wetzel County Schools
  • 333 FOUNDRY STREET, NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV, 26155
  • (304) 455-2441
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in WV)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06

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