Dunbar school information

IndexDunbarWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores32%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools750979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Dunbar, WV educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dunbar public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 18% lower than than the West Virginia average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dunbar public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 23.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dunbar are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Dunbar.
  • 85.4% of people in Dunbar have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Dunbar have completed high school.
  • 23.9% of people in Dunbar have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dunbar

IndexDunbarWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.9%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%0.8%1.3%

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

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Pinch, WV2,82662%26%
Teays Valley, WV13,70660%21%
Winfield, WV2,30052%6%
Hometown, WV48750%1%
Cross Lanes, WV9,89947%4%
Dunbar, WV7,71432%35%

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Ripon, WI7,71257%16%
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Hales Corners, WI7,72061%23%
Dunbar, WV7,71432%35%
Source: The Dunbar, 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.