Williamstown High School

219 W 5th St
Williamstown, WV 26187
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Williamstown High School serves 681 students in grades 6-12.
Williamstown High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Williamstown High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

Williamstown High School's student population of 681 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Williamstown High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 629 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Williamstown High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 629 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Williamstown High School's ranking?
Williamstown High School is ranked #52 out of 629 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in West Virginia.
What schools are Williamstown High School often compared to?
Williamstown High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Parkersburg South High School, Parkersburg High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% WV state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% WV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Williamstown High School?
The graduation rate of Williamstown High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 90%.
How many students attend Williamstown High School?
681 students attend Williamstown High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Williamstown High School students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Williamstown High School?
Williamstown High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 13:1.
What grades does Williamstown High School offer ?
Williamstown High School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Williamstown High School part of?
Williamstown High School is part of Wood County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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