Lester school information

IndexLesterWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores35%39%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a50979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Lester, WV educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lester public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 12% lower than than the West Virginia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lester public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.8% have completed high school, 7.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lester are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Lester.
  • 68.6% of people in Lester have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.8% of people in Lester have completed high school.
  • 7.0% of people in Lester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lester

IndexLesterWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade68.6%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school67.8%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college29.8%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.3%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.0%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters1.2%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crab Orchard, WV2,32347%4%
Stanaford, WV1,52947%4%
Ghent, WV59745%10%
Beckley, WV17,34841%17%
Shady Spring, WV3,38040%19%
Lester, WV38635%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grover Hill, OH38677%56%
Butte Falls, OR38622%55%
Prescott, WA38628%43%
Williamsville, MO38665%31%
La Barge, WY38670%41%
Lester, WV38635%30%
Source: The Lester, 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.