Elkins school information

IndexElkinsWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores37%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:115:116:1
Total public schools1050979,221
Total private schools511524,874
Total post-secondary schools1787,963
The Elkins, WV educational system consists of 10 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Elkins public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 6% lower than than the West Virginia average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elkins public schools is 11:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 31.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elkins are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Elkins.
  • 84.5% of people in Elkins have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.1% of people in Elkins have completed high school.
  • 31.2% of people in Elkins have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elkins

IndexElkinsWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college51.4%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters15.6%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Womelsdorf (Coalton), WV27442%15%
Hambleton, WV23940%19%
Beverly, WV62037%25%
Belington, WV2,06830%40%
Mill Creek, WV79826%48%
Elkins, WV7,23237%25%

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Clinton, MA7,23258%17%
Sappington, MO7,23379%60%
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Knoxville, IA7,23680%62%
Elkins, WV7,23237%25%
Source: The Elkins, 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.