Martinsburg school information

IndexMartinsburgWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores43%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools1950979,221
Total private schools311524,874
Total post-secondary schools4787,963
The Martinsburg, WV educational system consists of 19 public schools, 3 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Martinsburg public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 9% higher than than the West Virginia average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Martinsburg public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.4% have completed high school, 17.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Martinsburg are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Martinsburg.
  • 78.2% of people in Martinsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.4% of people in Martinsburg have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Martinsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Martinsburg

IndexMartinsburgWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school76.4%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.8%1.3%

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Martinsburg, WV17,61343%13%

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Source: The Martinsburg, 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.