Charleston school information

IndexCharlestonTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores55%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,39079,221
Total private schoolsn/a43024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963
The Charleston, TN educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Charleston public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 4% higher than than the Tennessee average and 11% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Charleston public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.5% have completed high school, 8.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Charleston are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Charleston.
  • 74.8% of people in Charleston have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.5% of people in Charleston have completed high school.
  • 8.8% of people in Charleston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Charleston

IndexCharlestonTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade74.8%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.5%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college41.2%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.0%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.8%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.1%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Charleston (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calhoun, TN61858%17%
Hopewell, TN1,77757%15%
Athens, TN13,65156%14%
Dayton, TN7,30856%13%
Riceville, TN84956%13%
Charleston, TN88855%11%

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Riner, VA88885%72%
Troy, ID88846%7%
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Danielsville, GA88742%16%
Lobelville, TN88750%1%
Charleston, TN88855%11%
Source: The Charleston, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.