Kingwood school information

IndexKingwoodWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores30%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,221
Total private schools211524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Kingwood, WV educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kingwood public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 25% lower than than the West Virginia average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kingwood public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.0% have completed high school, 20.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kingwood are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Kingwood.
  • 79.1% of people in Kingwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.0% of people in Kingwood have completed high school.
  • 20.3% of people in Kingwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kingwood

IndexKingwoodWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.0%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.0%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.3%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oakland, MD2,00863%29%
Cheat Lake, WV9,67162%25%
Morgantown, WV30,36451%4%
Brookhaven, WV5,30051%3%
Aurora, WV15840%20%
Kingwood, WV2,95130%40%

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Kingwood, WV2,95130%40%
Source: The Kingwood, 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.