Avg. test scores 17%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 17%

Beckley school information

IndexBeckleyWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores41%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools1250979,221
Total private schools511524,874
Total post-secondary schools6787,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Beckley are 17% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Beckley
  • 84.1% of people in Beckley have completed 8th grade
  • 80.9% of people in Beckley have completed high school
  • 25.2% of people in Beckley have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Beckley

      IndexBeckleyWest VirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.1%80.9%84.3%
      Completed high school80.9%78.6%83.0%
      Completed some college55.2%44.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.8%26.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.2%19.6%30.3%
      Completed masters7.3%7.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%2.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%0.8%1.3%

      Beckley, WV School Districts

      • Raleigh County School District

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 5 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Beckley. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Beckley, WV schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Beckley, WV, an average of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Stanaford, WV1,52947%4%
      Crab Orchard, WV2,32347%4%
      Ghent, WV59745%10%
      Shady Spring, WV3,38040%19%
      Prosperity, WV1,35040%20%
      Beckley, WV17,34841%17%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bristol, VA17,34072%47%
      Huntington, IN17,34068%39%
      Willimantic, CT17,33927%44%
      Marco Island, FL17,36169%39%
      Anoka, MN17,32550%1%
      Beckley, WV17,34841%17%
      Source: The Beckley, 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.