Nicholas County High School



Nicholas County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nicholas 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
9 176
10 191
11 165
12 188

Nicholas County High School is a public high school of the Nicholas County School District located in Summersville, WV. It has 720 students in grades 9th through 12th. Nicholas County High School is the 46th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 8,093rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 720
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46

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Nicholas County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(51%)
565
(51%)
 Female 352
(49%)
538
(49%)

Nicholas County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 701
(97%)
1,071
(97%)
 Black 7
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Nicholas County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 348
(48%)
584
(53%)
 Not Eligible 318
(44%)
429
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(8%)
90
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nicholas County High School is ranked 28th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nicholas County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.8%) is 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.

Nicholas County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 608
2006 855
2007 837
2008 838
2009 806
2010 792
2011 774
2012 736
2013 734
2014 742
2015 720

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 16.8
2007 16.7
2008 16.6
2009 15.8
2010 16.5
2011 16.1
2012 15.3
2013 16
2014 16.1
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44407894736842
2006 0.45146198830409
2007 0.51971326164875
2008 0.43078758949881
2009 0.4590570719603
2010 0.39267676767677
2011 0.44961240310078
2012 0.47282608695652
2013 0.5149863760218
2014 0.51617250673854
2015 0.55833333333333

Compare Nicholas County 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 55.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nicholas County High School
Summersville, WV
Public 09 - 12 720 15.7:1  
Clay County High School
Clay, WV
Public 09 - 12 551 13.8:1 17 miles
Richwood High School
Richwood, WV
Public 09 - 12 383 15.3:1 18 miles
Midland Trail High School
Hico, WV
Public 09 - 12 338 15.4:1 18 miles
Webster County High School
Upperglade, WV
Public 07 - 12 593 13.9:1 19 miles
Greenbrier West High School
Charmco, WV
Public 09 - 12 392 11.8:1 23 miles
Fayetteville High School
Fayetteville, WV
Public 07 - 12 475 14.8:1 25 miles
Oak Hill High School
Oak Hill, WV
Public 09 - 12 851 15.1:1 29 miles
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