Belmont school information

IndexBelmontWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores40%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools250979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Belmont, WV educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belmont public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 1% higher than than the West Virginia average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belmont public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.6% have completed high school, 16.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Belmont are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Belmont.
  • 87.7% of people in Belmont have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.6% of people in Belmont have completed high school.
  • 16.2% of people in Belmont have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belmont

IndexBelmontWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.5%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.8%1.3%

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

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Belmont, WV1,03140%19%

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Belmont, WV1,03140%19%
Source: The Belmont, 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.