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Places With The Best Education System In West Virginia 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Cheat Lake, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,671
87
  • Teays Valley, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,706
  • Living in the highest rated city in West Virginia has been nothing short of a pleasant experience. Teays Valley is the place we call home, nature surrounds us and keeps things fresh every time the…[read more]
90
  • Pea Ridge, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,305
82
  • Vienna, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,566
  • Known as the Pride of the Valley, Vienna is an idyllic city located in the heart of West Virginia in the Mid-Ohio Valley. I love living in Vienna because of the tight-knit community and plentiful…[read more]
82
  • Bridgeport, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,364
77
  • Morgantown, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,364
  • Just south of the Pennsylvania border along Interstate 79 lies Morgantown, West Virginia, a city that has been on the rise over the course of the past few years. I absolutely love living in Morgantown.…[read more]
72
  • Wheeling, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,758
  • My family and I have enjoyed living in Wheeling, West Virginia over the last year-and-a-half. There is a lot to do in Wheeling for it to be such a small city. The city is home to the Capitol Music Hall,…[read more]
74
  • Brookhaven, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,300
68
  • Cross Lanes, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,899
73
  • Charles Town, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,682
63
  • Charleston, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 50,210
  • That's right. I was born in Charleston and moved away around 40 years ago after completing 6th grade. Still, I have distinct memories and the reviews I've read here are terribly depressing. Sounds like…[read more]
71
  • Fairmont, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,699
  • Fairmont, WV is on the Monongahela River. Its motto is "Spend a Day ... Spend a Lifetime." The total area is 9 square miles. It is formed by the conjunction of the Tygart Valley River and West Fork…[read more]
77
  • Weirton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,307
  • As a former resident, living in Wierton, West Virginia had its perks as well as some things that were not so good. I'm gonna be honest, it was one of the safer cities that I have lived in, as I have…[read more]
75
  • South Charleston, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,182
  • This is my hometown. It’s a city that is calm, peaceful and filled with lovely people. It has a population of about 13,450. Its small town is full of friendly and genuine people. It’s a city where…[read more]
80
  • Hurricane, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,460
68
  • St. Albans, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,788
  • Oh boy did I hate to even make a reference to such an awesome John Denver song in my title regarding St Albans, West Virginia, but I just couldn't help myself! Holy cow, this place is terrible with a…[read more]
58
  • Martinsburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,613
  • Not a place to raise children. Other than government jobs, mainly factory/warehouse jobs, you will not earn wages that could support a single person's rent. Rent is way overpriced. Home construction is…[read more]
58
  • Beckley, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,348
  • Living in Beckley, WV, you will quickly find that the phrase "blue-collar" is something the town takes great pride in. The town started out as an old coal mining town and even has a museum with a…[read more]
67
  • Nitro, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,505
70
  • New Martinsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,255
62
  • Elkins, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,232
67
  • Parkersburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,962
  • I am a resident of Parkersburg, VA. The living conditions here are not the greatest. The population is a little over 30, OO0 with 25% living in poverty. The advantage of the area is it's small and quaint…[read more]
67
  • Keyser, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,261
64
  • Huntington, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,735
  • I lived in Huntington, WV for a short time after I graduated college. I found employment at St. Mary's Medical Center as a nurse, and enjoyed living a short drive away from my family in Cincinnati, OH.…[read more]
64
  • Bluefield, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,366
  • Villas, Florida is one of those places that I'm sad to say has absolutely nothing to recommend it. After living in Villas for three years I couldn't take it anymore. I packed up my family and moved away…[read more]
66
  • Princeton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,056
61
  • Dunbar, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,714
69
  • Buckhannon, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
59
  • Moundsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,858
75
  • Clarksburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,226
  • The east coast has been an enjoyable place to call home. I am living in Clarksburg, West Virginia, which is not far from the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Maryland borders. Such proximity has allowed me to…[read more]
59
  • Oak Hill, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,722
73
  • Grafton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,156

Moving to a new city in West Virginia is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in West Virginia with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in West Virginia is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in West Virginia, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.