Charles Town school information

IndexCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores49%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools450979,221
Total private schools111524,874
Total post-secondary schools1787,963
The Charles Town, WV educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Charles Town public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 25% higher than than the West Virginia average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Charles Town public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 29.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Charles Town are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Charles Town.
  • 84.0% of people in Charles Town have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Charles Town have completed high school.
  • 29.4% of people in Charles Town have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Charles Town

IndexCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college58.6%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.2%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.4%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.9%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.8%1.3%

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

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Charles Town, WV5,68249%0%

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Charles Town, WV5,68249%0%
Source: The Charles Town, 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.