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Avg. test scores 14%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 18%

Hurricane school information

IndexHurricaneWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores42%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools650979,221
Total private schools211524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Hurricane are 14% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Hurricane
  • 85.4% of people in Hurricane have completed 8th grade
  • 85.3% of people in Hurricane have completed high school
  • 25.0% of people in Hurricane have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Hurricane, WV Schools

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      Education level achieved in Hurricane

      IndexHurricaneWest VirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade85.4%80.9%84.3%
      Completed high school85.3%78.6%83.0%
      Completed some college57.7%44.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.8%26.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.0%19.6%30.3%
      Completed masters12.5%7.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%2.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

      Hurricane, WV School Districts

      • Putnam County School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Hurricane. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hurricane, WV schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Hurricane, WV, an average of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Teays Valley, WV13,70660%21%
      Winfield, WV2,30052%6%
      Hometown, WV48750%1%
      Cross Lanes, WV9,89947%4%
      Eleanor, WV1,69146%8%
      Hurricane, WV6,46042%14%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      East Porterville, CA6,46011%79%
      St. John, MO6,45938%24%
      Combee Settlement, FL6,46233%34%
      Buena Vista, MI6,46211%78%
      Columbiana, OH6,46384%71%
      Hurricane, WV6,46042%14%
      Source: The Hurricane, 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.