Marlinton school information

IndexMarlintonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores41%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools150979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Marlinton, WV educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Marlinton public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 4% higher than than the West Virginia average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marlinton public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.3% have completed high school, 16.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Marlinton are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Marlinton.
  • 71.3% of people in Marlinton have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.3% of people in Marlinton have completed high school.
  • 16.4% of people in Marlinton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Marlinton

IndexMarlintonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade71.3%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school69.3%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college42.8%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.0%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.4%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsboro, WV24955%11%
Green Bank, WV24435%30%
Marlinton, WV1,07341%17%

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Marlinton, WV1,07341%17%
Source: The Marlinton, 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.