Huntington school information

IndexHuntingtonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores35%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools2350979,221
Total private schools511524,874
Total post-secondary schools5787,963
The Huntington, WV educational system consists of 23 public schools, 5 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Huntington public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 11% lower than than the West Virginia average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Huntington public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.5% have completed high school, 29.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Huntington are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Huntington.
  • 83.0% of people in Huntington have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.5% of people in Huntington have completed high school.
  • 29.0% of people in Huntington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Huntington

IndexHuntingtonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.3%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.0%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters14.0%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Proctorville, OH51986%75%
South Point, OH3,63977%56%
Coal Grove, OH1,88477%56%
Ironton, OH11,04977%56%
Burlington, OH2,51475%51%
Huntington, WV48,73535%29%

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Sheboygan, WI48,81341%17%
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McLean, VA48,86795%92%
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Huntington, WV48,73535%29%
Source: The Huntington, 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.