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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Pocahontas County High School is a public school located in Dunmore, WV. It has 310 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 45% in reading.
About Pocahontas County High School...
Address
Route 1 Box 133a
Dunmore, WV 24934
Telephone
(304) 799-6565
Website

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
45%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1280
6 responses
Average ACT
23
35 responses
AP Enrollment
6%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    NG
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Cost of Living
    A
  4. Good for Families
    B-
Area Feel
Rural
Median Household Income
$36,026
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$578
National
$949
Median Home Value
$113,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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  • Spirit Week or Homecoming
    40%
  • Band camp
    20%
  • Football games
    20%
  • The Geography Bowl
    20%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
310
Free or Reduced Lunch
63%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,958
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,771/ year
National
$12,239
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Pocahontas County High School Reviews

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Always being supported here at PCHS. Math department is outstanding. Basketball teams are great. Track team broke 7 school records last year. Teachers are great and the principal is fun and easy to talk to. Over all great school!
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My experience at Pocahontas County High School was very positive and productive. I felt safe, supported and always happy when I was sitting in the classroom desks. I gained alot of education from the teachers who were instructing me and the administration was always there to help. I felt that my high school is one of the most devoted and "homey" schools in the state of West Virginia. I am graduating from this school in May, 2017 and I feel very prepared to go out into the "real world" and start collge and my life.
I think that Pocahontas County School is a really good school. But when it comes to the scheduling time it gets very chaotic but other then that things are good. The class are well spread out so if you need to take something like a math or science then the teacher will help work you need to the class. I think the teacher are really helpful and they care for the students and other people. I will be graduating from Pocahontas County High School May 2017 and I will truly miss it because the last four years have been the best time of my life. The teachers have prepared me for the real-world and I`m thankful for the teachers that have helped me. And they help you with fafsa and college applications. Its been a great four years.