Best Public Schools in Dunmore, WV


Summary:

The city of Dunmore, West Virginia is home to a single public high school, Pocahontas County High School, which serves grades 9-12 with a total enrollment of 278 students. While the school has a very homogeneous student population, with 99.28% of students identifying as white, its academic performance and rankings have seen some fluctuations in recent years.

In the 2022-2023 school year, Pocahontas County High School ranked 52nd out of 112 West Virginia high schools, with a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger, a decline from the previous year's 25th ranking and 4-star rating. The school's performance in mathematics, with 30.5% of 11th-grade students proficient or better, exceeds the state average of 21.5%. However, the school's English Language Arts (33.9% proficient) and Science (25.4% proficient) scores lag behind the state averages of 49.9% and 27.9%, respectively. The school's student-to-teacher ratio of 9.6 is significantly lower than the state average, and it spends $15,388 per student, which is higher than the state average.

While the school's strong performance in mathematics is a positive highlight, the decline in its statewide ranking and the lagging performance in English Language Arts and Science suggest areas for improvement. The school's homogeneous student population and its access to significant resources, as evidenced by the low student-to-teacher ratio and higher-than-average per-student spending, may provide opportunities for further analysis and the development of strategies to enhance the educational outcomes for its students.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education.

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