South Charleston school information

IndexSouth CharlestonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores50%40%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools750979,235
Total private schoolsn/a11524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in South Charleston are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in South Charleston.
  • 88.3% of people in South Charleston have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in South Charleston have completed high school.
  • 30.1% of people in South Charleston have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in South Charleston

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  • Alum Creek Elementary SchoolRt 7 Box 279AGrades: PK - 05Students: 191 · Ratio: 14:141
  • Bridgeview Elementary School5100 Ohio StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 445 · Ratio: 14:134
  • Montrose Elementary School631 Montrose DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 294 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Richmond Elementary School4620 Spring Hill AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 275 · Ratio: 15:144
  • Ruthlawn Elementary SchoolRt 8 Box 428Grades: PK - 05Students: 32 · Ratio: 19:154
  • South Charleston High School1 Eagle WayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,036 · Ratio: 17:138
  • South Charleston Middle School400 Third AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 414 · Ratio: 17:148
  • Weberwood Elementary School732 Gordon RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 28 · Ratio: 20:176

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Education level achieved in South Charleston

IndexSouth CharlestonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school87.2%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college60.0%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.1%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters10.6%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfield, WV2,53857%16%
Poca, WV1,04857%16%
Eleanor, WV1,97648%29%
Charleston, WV50,91146%33%
Hometown, WV47746%33%
South Charleston, WV13,38050%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Muscle Shoals, AL13,38091%34%
Bedford, IN13,38474%9%
South Sioux City, NE13,37564%7%
Warrensville Heights, OH13,38736%47%
Circleville, OH13,39580%18%
South Charleston, WV13,38050%26%
Source: The South Charleston, 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.