Jackson County Schools


Summary:

The Jackson County Schools district in West Virginia consists of 12 schools, including 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools, serving students across the towns of Ripley, Ravenswood, Kenna, Cottageville, Sandyville, and Evans. The district as a whole is ranked 6th out of 55 districts in the state and is rated 5 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger.

Within the district, a few schools stand out as top performers. Evans Elementary School ranks 12th out of 368 elementary schools in West Virginia and has exceptional test scores, with 95.7% of 3rd graders proficient or better in math and 81.5% of 4th graders proficient or better in ELA. Gilmore Elementary School also ranks highly, at 22nd out of 368 in the state, with impressive test scores and the best student-teacher ratio in the district at 10.5. At the high school level, Ravenswood High School ranks 14th out of 112 high schools in West Virginia and has strong test scores.

While the district overall performs well, with test scores generally exceeding state averages, there is some variation in elementary school performance, with schools like Ripley Elementary and Fairplain Elementary ranking in the middle or lower range of the state's elementary schools. Additionally, Ravenswood High School's ranking has dropped from 80th out of 112 high schools in 2020-2021 to 14th out of 112 in 2022-2023, indicating a potential decline in performance that should be further investigated.

District Detail

 1 School Street
Ripley, WV 25271

 (304) 372-7300

SchoolDigger Rank:
6th of 55 West Virginia districts

See the 2023 West Virginia District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 4,135

Primary Schools: 8
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0
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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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