Harpers Ferry school information

IndexHarpers FerryWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores65%39%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a50979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Harpers Ferry, WV educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Harpers Ferry public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 64% higher than than the West Virginia average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harpers Ferry public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.5% have completed high school, 53.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Harpers Ferry are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Harpers Ferry.
  • 93.6% of people in Harpers Ferry have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Harpers Ferry have completed high school.
  • 53.8% of people in Harpers Ferry have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Harpers Ferry

IndexHarpers FerryWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.6%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college75.1%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.0%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.8%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters25.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.9%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%0.8%1.3%

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

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Source: The Harpers Ferry, WV 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.