Hurricane High School
, located in Hurricane, West Virginia
, one of the fastest growing counties in the state, is a school of 1,077 students in grades 9-12.
The mission of Hurricane High School is to provide a safe, engaging environment for the nurturing of critical, creative thinkers who communicate effectively and are successful, productive, ethical citizens.
The most recent statistics indicate that Hurricane High School student body consists of the following racial/ethnic demographics:
97% White1% Black1% Asian<1% Hispanic<1% American Indian<1% Arabic<1% Jewish<1% Panamanian<1% Navi
Additionally, 26% of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunches.
Hurricane High School has seven National Board Certified Teachers - one in the science department, three in the mathematics department, one in the business department, one in the Language Arts department, and one in the social studies department.
Hurricane High School regularly scores above average for the state of West Virginia in the yearly WESTEST. In 2006, 84% of 10th graders scored proficiently on the WESTEST Reading Section (state average was 76%), 95% on the WESTEST Science Section (state average was 87%), and 81% on the WESTEST Math Section (state average was 69%).
Advanced Placement courses offered at Hurricane High School include: AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Language, AP Literature, AP US History, AP Government, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP... Read More