Hurricane High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,647
College Readiness Index
23.2
Math Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,126 Students
  • 73 Teachers

Hurricane High School
3350 TEAYS VALLEY RD
HURRICANE, WV 25526

Phone: (304) 562-3991

District: Putnam County Schools

Overview

Hurricane High School is ranked 4th within West Virginia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Hurricane High School is 43 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 5 percent. Hurricane High School is 1 of 4 high schools in the Putnam County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1647
State Rank
#4

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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 1,126
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 5%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 28%
Full-Time Teachers 73

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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 52%
Proficient in Math 68%
College Readiness Index 23.2

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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 4
Total Students 2,741
Proficient in Reading (district average) 47%
Proficient in Math (district average) 61%
College Readiness (district average) 19.4

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

Nearby Schools

Hurricane High School is 1 of 4 schools in the Putnam County Schools.

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