PROFICIENCY 31% 22% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%MASON COUNTY SCHOOLS
35%Mason
39%West Virginia

Wahama High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "MASON COUNTY SCHOOLS" in Mason, WV. There are a total of 388 students and 26 teachers at Wahama High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 138 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Wahama High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.5%, which is 22% lower than the West Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students388
Teachers25.75
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch138
Reduced lunch24

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment64
Taking some courses37
Taking some courses (not tests)25
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses32

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Wahama High School, there are a total of 64 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 37 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
820-24%
High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All38%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
740-44%
830-34%
High School35-39%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Wahama High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictWest VirginiaNational
Caucasian 97.0% 96.7% 90.9% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.8% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.0% 0.4% 1.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.5% 2.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Meigs High School82%3.4Pomeroy, OH
Meigs Middle School61%3.6Pomeroy, OH
New Haven Elementary School40%3.9New Haven, WV
Meigs Intermediate School56%4.6Middleport, OH
Southern Elementary School71%7.4Racine, OH
Southern High School80%7.5Racine, OH

Mason demographics profile

StatisticMasonWest VirginiaNational
Population1611,846,092318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5037791
Median age44.541.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)76%59%55%
Speak English100%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%

Education level achieved in Mason

IndexMasonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade77.3%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school76.5%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college13.4%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree6.7%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.4%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters1.7%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%
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Source: The Wahama High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.