Ritchie County High School



Ritchie County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ritchie County 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
9 112
10 102
11 91
12 104

Ritchie County High School is a public high school of the Ritchie County School District located in Ellenboro, WV. It has 409 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ritchie County High School is the 88th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 12,409th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 409
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28

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Ritchie County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 211
(52%)
211
(52%)
 Male 198
(48%)
198
(48%)

Ritchie County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 401
(98%)
401
(98%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ritchie County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 235
(57%)
235
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(38%)
155
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
19
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ritchie County High School is ranked 94th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ritchie County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Ritchie County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 511
2007 498
2008 472
2009 486
2010 449
2011 446
2012 460
2013 427
2014 421
2015 409

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.5
2007 14.2
2008 13.9
2009 14.3
2010 13.2
2011 13.7
2012 14.4
2013 14.2
2014 15
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4695652173913
2006 0.50489236790607
2007 0.47791164658635
2008 0.46186440677966
2009 0.41358024691358
2010 0.39866369710468
2011 0.47757847533632
2012 0.45434782608696
2013 0.44730679156909
2014 0.41330166270784
2015 0.42542787286064

Compare Ritchie County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.5%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ritchie County High School
Ellenboro, WV
Public 09 - 12 409 14.6:1  
St. Marys High School
St. Marys, WV
Public 09 - 12 391 17:1 12 miles
Frontier Middle School
New, OH
Public 07 - 08 104 17.6:1 14 miles
Doddridge County High School
West Union, WV
Public 09 - 12 342 11.3:1 16 miles
Frontier High School
New Matamoras, OH
Public 09 - 12 191 11.5:1 18 miles
Tyler Consolidated High School
Sistersville, WV
Public 09 - 12 422 13.2:1 20 miles
Wirt County High School
Elizabeth, WV
Public 09 - 12 301 12.2:1 23 miles
Paden City High School
Paden City, WV
Public 07 - 12 182 11.2:1 25 miles
Gilmer County High School
Glenville, WV
Public 07 - 12 383 14.2:1 26 miles
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