Nitro school information

IndexNitroWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores45%40%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,235
Total private schoolsn/a11524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,965

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  • The average school test scores in Nitro are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Nitro.
  • 87.1% of people in Nitro have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.0% of people in Nitro have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Nitro have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Nitro Elementary School1921 19Th StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 434 · Ratio: 20:140
  • Nitro High School1300 Park AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 755 · Ratio: 16:145
  • Rock Branch Elementary4616 1St AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 273 · Ratio: 14:152

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Education level achieved in Nitro

IndexNitroWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.1%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school86.0%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college49.6%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree26.0%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.6%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters7.8%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfield, WV2,53857%16%
Poca, WV1,04857%16%
Hurricane, WV6,35252%24%
South Charleston, WV13,38050%26%
Eleanor, WV1,97648%29%
Nitro, WV6,86045%33%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greenville, IL6,86086%25%
Etowah, NC6,86292%35%
Nyack, NY6,85763%8%
University Park, IL6,85284%24%
Martins Ferry, OH6,85080%17%
Nitro, WV6,86045%33%
Source: The Nitro, 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.