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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 17%

Fairmont school information

IndexFairmontWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores45%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools1350979,221
Total private schools411524,874
Total post-secondary schools6787,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fairmont are 9% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Fairmont
  • 85.0% of people in Fairmont have completed 8th grade
  • 83.6% of people in Fairmont have completed high school
  • 25.1% of people in Fairmont have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fairmont

      IndexFairmontWest VirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade85.0%80.9%84.3%
      Completed high school83.6%78.6%83.0%
      Completed some college54.9%44.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.7%26.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.1%19.6%30.3%
      Completed masters9.2%7.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%0.8%1.3%

      Fairmont, WV School Districts

      • Marion County School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 4 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Fairmont. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fairmont, WV schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Fairmont, WV, an average of 85.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      White Hall, WV64772%46%
      Bridgeport, WV8,36454%10%
      Pleasant Valley, WV3,18152%6%
      Flemington, WV37351%4%
      Morgantown, WV30,36451%4%
      Fairmont, WV18,69945%9%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      South Burlington, VT18,70467%35%
      Thomasville, GA18,70627%46%
      Ottawa, IL18,70729%41%
      Middleton, WI18,70768%38%
      Augusta, ME18,69143%13%
      Fairmont, WV18,69945%9%
      Source: The Fairmont, 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.