Fairmont school information

IndexFairmontWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores45%40%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools1350979,235
Total private schools411524,875
Total post-secondary schools6787,965

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  • The average school test scores in Fairmont are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Fairmont.
  • 83.3% of people in Fairmont have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in Fairmont have completed high school.
  • 23.7% of people in Fairmont have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Fairmont

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  • Barnes Center (Alc)100 Naomi StreetGrades: PK - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • East Dale Elementary SchoolRt. 3Grades: PK - 06Students: 696 · Ratio: 20:159
  • East Fairmont High School1993 Airport RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 812 · Ratio: 16:142
  • East Fairmont Junior High School1 Orion LaneGrades: 07 - 08Students: 363 · Ratio: 16:149
  • East Park Elementary School1025 Fairfax StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 382 · Ratio: 12:135
  • Fairmont Senior High SchoolLoop Park DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 722 · Ratio: 15:152
  • Fairmont Youth Academy3 Crosswind DriveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 46 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Jayenne Elementary School1504 Country Club RoadGrades: PK - 04Students: 318 · Ratio: 16:140
  • Watson Elementary School1579 Mary Lou Retton DrGrades: PK - 04Students: 45 · Ratio: 16:133
  • West Fairmont Middle School1010 Tenth StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 644 · Ratio: 16:142
  • White Hall Elementary SchoolRoute 7 Box 65Grades: PK - 04Students: 232 · Ratio: 17:156

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Education level achieved in Fairmont

IndexFairmontWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school82.0%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college52.7%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.2%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.7%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters7.5%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pleasant Valley, WV3,17564%7%
Bridgeport, WV8,31662%8%
Fairview, WV43556%18%
Morgantown, WV30,13352%24%
Barrackville, WV1,25050%27%
Fairmont, WV18,74645%33%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pinole, CA18,75445%33%
Saco, ME18,75762%9%
Oxon Hill, MD18,72376%11%
Laurel, MS18,72052%24%
Dixon, CA18,71843%37%
Fairmont, WV18,74645%33%
Source: The Fairmont, WV education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.