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Avg. test scores 42%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 74%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Coal City, WV School Districts

      • Raleigh County School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Coal City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Coal City, WV schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Coal City, WV, an average of 76.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%
      Woodbine, IA1,64578%59%
      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.