Nitro High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,831
College Readiness Index
20.7
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 790 Students
  • 45 Teachers

Nitro High School
1300 PARK AVE
NITRO, WV 25143

Phone: (304) 755-4321

District: Kanawha County Schools

Overview

Nitro High School is ranked 7th within West Virginia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Nitro High School is 27 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 7 percent. Nitro High School is 1 of 9 high schools in the Kanawha County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1831
State Rank
#7

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 790
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 7%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 31%
Full-Time Teachers 45

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 57%
Proficient in Math 60%
College Readiness Index 20.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 9
Total Students 8,012
Proficient in Reading (district average) 51%
Proficient in Math (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 15.4

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Nitro High School is 1 of 9 schools in the Kanawha County Schools.

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