Preston High School



Preston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Preston 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
9 334
10 299
11 256
12 316

Preston High School is a public high school of the Preston County School District located in Kingwood, WV. It has 1,205 students in grades 9th through 12th. Preston High School is the 17th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 4,752nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,205
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.14

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Preston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 609
(51%)
609
(51%)
 Male 596
(49%)
596
(49%)

Preston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,177
(98%)
1,177
(98%)
 Black 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Preston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 681
(57%)
681
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(38%)
462
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(5%)
62
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Preston High School is ranked 17th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Preston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.5%) 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.

Preston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1383
2006 1337
2007 1328
2008 1318
2009 1345
2010 1336
2011 1370
2012 1331
2013 1311
2014 1265
2015 1205

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 13.8
2007 13.9
2008 13.2
2009 14.5
2010 14
2011 15.6
2012 15.4
2013 16.3
2014 15.2
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43456254519161
2006 0.41510845175767
2007 0.42996987951807
2008 0.4339908952959
2009 0.47137546468401
2010 0.42365269461078
2011 0.39124087591241
2012 0.427498121713
2013 0.50572082379863
2014 0.41422924901186
2015 0.43485477178423

Compare Preston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.5%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,205 14.3:1  
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