Bluefield High School



Bluefield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bluefield High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 198
10 177
11 134
12 166

Bluefield High School is a public high school of the Mercer County School District located in Bluefield, WV. It has 675 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bluefield High School is the 55th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 8,550th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 675
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 43

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Bluefield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 354
(52%)
1,346
(50%)
 Female 321
(48%)
1,355
(50%)

Bluefield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 488
(72%)
2,385
(88%)
 Black 158
(23%)
252
(9%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
29
(1%)
 Hispanic 9
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Bluefield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 347
(51%)
1,622
(60%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 328
(49%)
1,079
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bluefield High School is ranked 48th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bluefield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bluefield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 658
2006 659
2007 656
2008 646
2009 685
2010 692
2011 706
2012 734
2013 669
2014 690
2015 675

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.9
2007 14
2008 13.5
2009 14.6
2010 14.8
2011 14.4
2012 15
2013 14.4
2014 16
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51823708206687
2006 0.51896813353566
2007 0.52439024390244
2008 0.54489164086687
2009 0.57372262773723
2010 0.63294797687861
2011 0.65014164305949
2012 0.63487738419619
2013 N/A
2014 0.42753623188406
2015 0.48592592592593

Compare Bluefield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.6%
 

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