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Avg. test scores 35%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 21%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Dunbar, WV School Districts

      • Kanawha County School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dunbar. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dunbar, WV schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Dunbar, WV, an average of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ripon, WI7,71257%16%
      Orosi, CA7,71122%56%
      Brevard, NC7,71051%3%
      Kenton, OH7,71959%20%
      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.