Pocahontas County Schools


The Pocahontas County Schools district in West Virginia consists of 5 schools, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The data reveals that Marlinton Middle School stands out as the highest-performing school in the district, ranking 21 out of 168 West Virginia middle schools and earning a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. Meanwhile, Marlinton Elementary School and Hillsboro Elementary School also show strong performance, outpacing the district and state averages in certain subject areas.

The student population across the district is predominantly white, ranging from 98.04% to 99.28% white students. Spending per student is relatively high, with the district average being $15,672, but the performance of the schools is mixed, suggesting that factors beyond just funding may be influencing student outcomes. The student-teacher ratios also vary significantly, with Hillsboro Elementary School having the lowest ratio of 8.5 and Marlinton Elementary School having the highest ratio of 12.1.

Overall, the data provides a detailed look at the schools in the Pocahontas County Schools district, highlighting the strengths and areas for improvement across the different school levels. The analysis identifies the standout schools, key metrics, and interesting findings that can inform decision-making and guide future efforts to improve educational outcomes in the district.

District Detail

 404 Old Buckeye Road
Buckeye, WV 24924

 (304) 799-4505

SchoolDigger Rank:
19th of 55 West Virginia districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 893

Primary Schools: 3
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
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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