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  • Ceres Elementary School
  • 3716 Maple Acres Road, Bluefield
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 143
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
37%
  • Bluefield Middle School
  • 2002 Stadium Drive, Bluefield
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Bluefield Intermediate School
  • 1301 Southview Drive, Bluefield
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 305
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
25%
  • Bluefield High School
  • 535 W. Cumberland Road, Bluefield
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 690
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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  • Memorial School
  • 319 Memorial Avenue, Bluefield
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 220
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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  • Whitethorn Elementary School
  • 1919 Maryland Avenue, Bluefield
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 198
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
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Bluefield school information

IndexBluefieldWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores34%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools850979,221
Total private schools111524,874
Total post-secondary schools1787,963
The Bluefield, WV educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Bluefield public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 13% lower than than the West Virginia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bluefield public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 26.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Bluefield

IndexBluefieldWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.8%1.3%

Bluefield, WV School Districts

Mercer County School District

There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Bluefield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bluefield, WV schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Bluefield, WV, an average of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Bluefield schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Bluefield, WV schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bluefield, VA5,25484%70%
Springville, VA1,40182%67%
Bland, VA45876%53%
Athens, WV1,07055%11%
Matoaka, WV17247%4%
Bluefield, WV10,36634%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madera Acres, CA10,36631%38%
Mount Airy, NC10,36449%0%
Sandy, OR10,36951%4%
Minneola, FL10,37159%19%
Wood River, IL10,36016%68%
Bluefield, WV10,36634%30%
Source: The Bluefield, 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.
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