Coal City school information

IndexCoal CityWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores29%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools250979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Coal City, WV educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Coal City public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 27% lower than than the West Virginia average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Coal City public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.7% have completed high school, 7.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Coal City are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Coal City.
  • 76.3% of people in Coal City have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.7% of people in Coal City have completed high school.
  • 7.7% of people in Coal City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Coal City

IndexCoal CityWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade76.3%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school73.7%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college25.1%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.6%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.7%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crab Orchard, WV2,32347%4%
Stanaford, WV1,52947%4%
Ghent, WV59745%10%
Beckley, WV17,34841%17%
Shady Spring, WV3,38040%19%
Coal City, WV1,64429%42%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eagleview, PA1,64415%71%
Lincolndale, NY1,64498%98%
Fairview, UT1,64457%16%
Butler, GA1,64425%49%
Timpson, TX1,64572%47%
Coal City, WV1,64429%42%
Source: The Coal City, 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.