Clarksburg school information

IndexClarksburgWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores28%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools1250979,221
Total private schools311524,874
Total post-secondary schools3787,963
The Clarksburg, WV educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Clarksburg public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 28% lower than than the West Virginia average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clarksburg public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.4% have completed high school, 19.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clarksburg are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Clarksburg.
  • 82.8% of people in Clarksburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.4% of people in Clarksburg have completed high school.
  • 19.7% of people in Clarksburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clarksburg

IndexClarksburgWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade82.8%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college51.7%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.5%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.8%1.3%

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
White Hall, WV64772%46%
Bridgeport, WV8,36454%10%
Pleasant Valley, WV3,18152%6%
Flemington, WV37351%4%
Enterprise, WV83551%4%
Clarksburg, WV16,22628%43%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Streetsboro, OH16,22482%66%
Anacortes, WA16,22953%7%
Hibbing, MN16,23043%12%
Truckee, CA16,23155%12%
West Lealman, FL16,23543%14%
Clarksburg, WV16,22628%43%
Source: The Clarksburg, 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.