Petersburg school information

IndexPetersburgWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores40%40%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools450979,235
Total private schools211524,875
Total post-secondary schools1787,965

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  • The average school test scores in Petersburg are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Petersburg.
  • 81.2% of people in Petersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.7% of people in Petersburg have completed high school.
  • 12.2% of people in Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Dorcas Elementary SchoolHc 33 Box 1060Grades: PK - 06Students: 8 · Ratio: 15:139
  • Petersburg Elementary School333 Rig StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 653 · Ratio: 17:142
  • Petersburg High School207 Jefferson AvenueGrades: 07 - 12Students: 713 · Ratio: 14:137
  • South Branch Vocational School401 Pierpont StreetGrades: PK - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Petersburg

IndexPetersburgWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school75.7%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college31.9%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree16.5%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.2%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters4.6%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moorefield, WV2,53238%44%
Petersburg, WV2,63240%42%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Foley, MN2,63272%6%
Lake Helen, FL2,63258%15%
Mohawk, NY2,63262%10%
Caryville, TN2,63243%36%
Center Point, IA2,63290%32%
Petersburg, WV2,63240%42%
Source: The Petersburg, 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.