Madison school information

IndexMadisonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores35%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Madison, WV educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Madison public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 10% lower than than the West Virginia average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Madison public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.0% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Madison are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Madison.
  • 81.7% of people in Madison have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.0% of people in Madison have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Madison have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Madison

IndexMadisonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade81.7%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college52.2%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Comfort, WV24252%6%
Van, WV9442%15%
Marmet, WV1,37040%20%
Chesapeake, WV1,57037%25%
Whitesville, WV52337%25%
Madison, WV2,95935%28%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Wissota, WI2,95965%31%
Norwood, NC2,96039%20%
Lake Delton, WI2,96152%6%
Licking, MO2,95756%14%
Ava, MO2,95556%15%
Madison, WV2,95935%28%
Source: The Madison, 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.