Nitro High School



Nitro High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nitro 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
9 226
10 214
11 138
12 181

Nitro High School is a public high school of the Kanawha County School District located in Nitro, WV. It has 759 students in grades 9th through 12th. Nitro High School is the 42nd largest public high school in West Virginia and the 7,732nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 42

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Nitro High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(52%)
4,019
(50%)
 Female 363
(48%)
3,950
(50%)

Nitro High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 689
(91%)
6,670
(84%)
 Black 44
(6%)
1,036
(13%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
76
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
122
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Nitro High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 458
(60%)
4,504
(57%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 301
(40%)
3,465
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nitro High School is ranked 54th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nitro High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.7%) 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.

Nitro High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 816
2006 844
2007 856
2008 835
2009 784
2010 755
2011 790
2012 829
2013 791
2014 818
2015 759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 16.9
2007 17.1
2008 17.8
2009 15.4
2010 15.9
2011 17.6
2012 18.4
2013 17.2
2014 17.8
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23039215686275
2006 0.29028436018957
2007 0.33177570093458
2008 0.3377245508982
2009 0.36352040816327
2010 0.2887417218543
2011 0.31392405063291
2012 0.26296743063932
2013 0.34766118836915
2014 0.35819070904645
2015 0.3965744400527

Compare Nitro High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.7%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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