Morgantown school information

IndexMorgantownWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores51%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools1850979,221
Total private schools711524,874
Total post-secondary schools5787,963
The Morgantown, WV educational system consists of 18 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Morgantown public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 31% higher than than the West Virginia average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Morgantown public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.5% have completed high school, 48.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Morgantown are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Morgantown.
  • 88.0% of people in Morgantown have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.5% of people in Morgantown have completed high school.
  • 48.7% of people in Morgantown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Morgantown

IndexMorgantownWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college72.0%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.4%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.7%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters23.8%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.3%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.8%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
White Hall, WV64772%46%
Cheat Lake, WV9,67162%25%
Bobtown, PA68155%11%
Fairchance, PA1,82552%6%
Pleasant Valley, WV3,18152%6%
Morgantown, WV30,36451%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manchester, CT30,36436%26%
Lake Stevens, WA30,35262%25%
Chicago Heights, IL30,34916%68%
Jamestown, NY30,34531%37%
Aiken, SC30,40347%4%
Morgantown, WV30,36451%4%
Source: The Morgantown, 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.