Note: Ballotpedia will be read-only from 9pm CST on February 25-March 5 while Judgepedia is merged into Ballotpedia.
For status updates, visit lucyburns.org.

Difference between revisions of "West Virginia school districts"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Upcoming elections)
Line 1: Line 1:
{|class="infobox" style="text-align: center; style="width:25%;valign=top;nestright"
+
{{West Virginia ed infobox}}
|-
+
{{tnr}}
|[[File:School Board badge.png|center|150px|link=Ballotpedia:WikiProject School Board Elections]]<center>[[List of school districts in West Virginia|'''List of school districts in West Virginia''']]</center><hr>
+
|-
+
!style="background-color: #ECEBED"| State profile
+
|-
+
|<center>'''Number of students:''' 282,879 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 724 <br> '''Number of school districts:''' 57 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 84% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $11,730 </center>
+
|-
+
!style="background-color: #ECEBED"| State school administration
+
|-
+
|<center>'''Superintendent of Public Instruction:''' [[James Phares]]</center>
+
|-
+
!style="background-color: #ECEBED"| Table of Contents
+
|-
+
|<center>[[West Virginia school districts#Quick facts|Quick facts]] <br> [[West Virginia school districts#School board elections|School board elections]] <br> [[West Virginia school districts#External links|External links]] <br> [[West Virginia school districts#References|References]]</center>
+
|-
+
!style="background-color: #ECEBED"| See also
+
|-
+
|<small><center> [[List of school districts in West Virginia]] <br> [[West Virginia]]</center></small>
+
|-
+
|[[File:Flag of West Virginia.png|center|150px|link=West Virginia school districts]]
+
|}
+
  
'''West Virginia''' is home to 57 school districts, 724 schools and 282,879 K-12 students.<ref name=WVirginia>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/westvirginia.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 8, 2013]</ref>
+
'''West Virginia''' is home to 57 school districts, 759 schools and 282,870 K-12 students.<ref name=WVirginia>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/westvirginia.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 8, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Quick facts==
 
==Quick facts==
Line 84: Line 64:
 
[[Category:West Virginia]]
 
[[Category:West Virginia]]
 
[[Category:State school district portals]]
 
[[Category:State school district portals]]
 
__NOTOC__
 

Revision as of 13:08, 24 March 2014

K-12 Education in West Virginia
Flag of West Virginia.png
Education facts
State Superintendent: Charles K. Heinlein
Number of students: 282,870[1]
Number of teachers: 20,247
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14
Number of school districts: 57
Number of schools: 759
Graduation rate: 79%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $11,846[3]
See also
West Virginia Department of EducationList of school districts in West VirginiaWest VirginiaSchool boards portal
Policypedia
Education policy logo.jpg
Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in West Virginia
Glossary of education terms

West Virginia is home to 57 school districts, 759 schools and 282,870 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

The current Superintendent of Schools is James Phares. The following lists current members of the West Virginia Board of Education:[5]

  • Gayle C. Manchin, President
  • Michael I. Green, Vice President
  • Robert W. Dunlevy, Secretary
  • Thomas Campbell
  • Tina H. Combs
  • Lloyd G. Jackson, II
  • L. Wade Linger, Jr.
  • William M. White

The board includes three non-voting members: James Phares, James Skidmore from the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education and Dr. Paul Hill from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

Demographics

The following list details the racial demographics of West Virginia schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[4]

Racial demographics
Race  % of West Virginia students
American Indian 1
Asian 1
African American 5
Hispanic/Latino 1
White 92
Two or more 1

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: West Virginia school board elections, 2014

A total of nine West Virginia school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 26 seats. Each district held elections on May 13, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about West Virginia's school board elections in 2014:

  • The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Kanawha County Schools with 28,458 K-12 students.
  • The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Mercer County Schools with 9,611 K-12 students.
  • All nine districts had three seats up for election in 2014.

The districts listed below served 125,813 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 West Virginia School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Berkley County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 17,720
Cabell County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 12,700
Harrison County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 11,128
Kanawha County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 28,458
Mercer County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 9,611
Monongalia County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 10,731
Putnam County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 9,631
Raleigh County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 12,372
Wood County Schools 5/13/2014 3 5 13,462


See also

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References