Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 33%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Kingwood, WV School Districts

      • Preston County School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Kingwood. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kingwood, WV schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Kingwood, WV, an average of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.0% have completed high school.

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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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      Murfreesboro, NC2,95118%63%
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      Edgecliff Village, TX2,95085%73%
      Brownstown, IN2,95270%43%
      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.