Nitro High School

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1300 Park Ave

Nitro, WV 25143

(304) 755-4321

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 839

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Nitro High School

I attended Nitro High School and I have to say it is definitely one of the best in the region. It offers a variety of AP and honors classes. There are also a large amount of extracurriculars to choose from such as band, show choir, guitar, ROTC, drama club, ski club, and many many more. The teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/29/11

One of the best schools in WV! The staff is wonderful and willing to work with students. They offer a lab in the morning where you can go ask for help with anything or makeup work. The extracurricular activities are second to none, there are tons of sports and if you are an arts lover Nitro offers award ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/17/11

I've had three kids go through the Nitro High School system, and the experience was not a good one for any of us. Parent support is there, but you get the feeling from the adminstration, that they don't want you you helping out. They definitely don't do a very good job of identifying and helping at-risk ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/25/07

I went to Nitro and I am now a senior in college and will be going on to law school next year. I must say that I was very prepared by Nitro High to make the transition into college. I even found that some of my introductory courses in college were easier than ones I took at Nitro. Nitro has everything ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 10/01/06

As a senior student currently attending this school, I must say its been very disappointing. Most teachers dont seem to know what they are doing, but some are wonderful and do teach well. They do offer AP courses and special education but credit transfers from any school to here are ridiculous and youll ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/17/06

I must say, as a student that attends Nitro High I believe it is one of the best schools in West Virginia. Great sports and clubs programs, and a wonderful staff. All the teachers clearly know their subject and how to teach their subject well. They make it so everyone can learn too! Also, Nitro High ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/10/06

Fantastic school. Principal and teachers are great and easily accessible for conferences. Great extra curricular activities.

Posted by a parent on 08/11/05

One of the best curriculum schools in WV, I highly recommend this school. Great staff and student life enviroment!

Posted by a former student on 08/09/04

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Test scores for Nitro High School

WESTEST2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Nitro High School
Kanawha County Schools
West Virginia
* In 2009-2010 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading, math and science, and in grades 3 through 8 in social studies. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

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Nitro schools — Nitro High School is located at 1300 Park Ave, Nitro WV 25143. 1300 Park Ave is in the 25143 ZIP code in Nitro, WV The school district for Nitro High School is the Kanawha County Schools. Nitro High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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