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  • South Jefferson Elementary School
  • 4599 Summit Point Road, Charles Town
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Wright Denny Intermediate School
  • 209 West Congress Street, Charles Town
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 398
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Washington High School
  • 300 Washington Patriots Drive, Charles Town
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,180
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Charles Town Middle School
  • 193 High Street, Charles Town
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 686
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Page Jackson Elementary
  • 370 Page Jackson School Road, Charles Town
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 447
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

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.

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%

Charles Town, WV School Districts

Jefferson County School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Charles Town. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Charles Town, WV schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Charles Town, WV, an average of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Charles Town 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 Charles Town, WV schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Round Hill, VA57092%86%
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Purcellville, VA8,91487%76%
Berryville, VA4,26880%62%
Charles Town, WV5,68249%0%

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Woodland, WA5,68451%4%
Vine Grove, KY5,68037%25%
Gustine, CA5,68423%54%
Luling, TX5,67958%18%
Monaca, PA5,67854%10%
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.