Nitro school information

IndexNitroWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores40%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Nitro, WV educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nitro public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 1% higher than than the West Virginia average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nitro public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 20.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Nitro are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Nitro.
  • 85.3% of people in Nitro have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Nitro have completed high school.
  • 20.0% of people in Nitro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nitro

IndexNitroWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.2%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.0%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Teays Valley, WV13,70660%21%
Winfield, WV2,30052%6%
Hometown, WV48750%1%
Cross Lanes, WV9,89947%4%
Eleanor, WV1,69146%8%
Nitro, WV6,50540%20%

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Nitro, WV6,50540%20%
Source: The Nitro, 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.