Matewan school information

IndexMatewanWest 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 Matewan, WV educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Matewan public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 11% lower than than the West Virginia average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Matewan public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 63.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 55.4% have completed high school, 5.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Matewan are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Matewan.
  • 63.5% of people in Matewan have completed 8th grade.
  • 55.4% of people in Matewan have completed high school.
  • 5.1% of people in Matewan have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Matewan

IndexMatewanWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade63.5%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school55.4%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college26.3%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.1%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.1%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters0.5%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 Matewan (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Holden, WV72642%15%
Warfield, KY32541%17%
Phelps, KY70638%23%
Williamson, WV3,03635%29%
Delbarton, WV62430%38%
Matewan, WV53535%29%

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Accord, NY53549%1%
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Cherry Valley, NY53657%16%
Birch Tree, MO53445%10%
Matewan, WV53535%29%
Source: The Matewan, 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.