Buckhannon school information

IndexBuckhannonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores34%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools1050979,221
Total private schools211524,874
Total post-secondary schools2787,963
The Buckhannon, WV educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Buckhannon public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 14% lower than than the West Virginia average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buckhannon public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.6% have completed high school, 27.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Buckhannon are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Buckhannon.
  • 79.1% of people in Buckhannon have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.6% of people in Buckhannon have completed high school.
  • 27.2% of people in Buckhannon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Buckhannon

IndexBuckhannonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.6%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%0.8%1.3%

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

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Womelsdorf (Coalton), WV27442%15%
West Milford, WV82342%16%
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Lost Creek, WV55632%35%
Weston, WV4,08531%38%
Buckhannon, WV5,64534%31%

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Source: The Buckhannon, 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.