Matewan school information

IndexMatewanWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores26%40%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a50979,235
Total private schoolsn/a11524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,965

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  • The average school test scores in Matewan are 62% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Matewan.
  • 74.6% of people in Matewan have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.6% of people in Matewan have completed high school.
  • 12.7% of people in Matewan have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Matewan Elementary School100 Chambers StreetGrades: PK - 04Students: 288 · Ratio: 14:124
  • Matewan Middle School200 Tiger LaneGrades: 05 - 08Students: 211 · Ratio: 13:127

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Education level achieved in Matewan

IndexMatewanWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade74.6%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school67.6%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college30.8%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.7%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters4.9%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Warfield, KY29661%10%
Phelps, KY1,17954%21%
Holden, WV70141%40%
Williamson, WV3,11835%49%
Delbarton, WV70434%50%
Matewan, WV68026%62%

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Loreauville, LA68069%1%
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Mineral, VA67978%14%
Matewan, WV68026%62%
Source: The Matewan, 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.