Paden City school information

IndexPaden CityWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores38%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools250979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Paden City, WV educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Paden City public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 2% lower than than the West Virginia average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paden City public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.6% have completed high school, 9.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Paden City are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Paden City.
  • 80.3% of people in Paden City have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Paden City have completed high school.
  • 9.1% of people in Paden City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Paden City

IndexPaden CityWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college39.8%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.5%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.1%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters1.3%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Graysville, OH6272%46%
Matamoras, OH77470%41%
Hannibal, OH37569%40%
Woodsfield, OH2,37063%29%
Middlebourne, WV86655%11%
Paden City, WV2,93538%22%

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Clayton, AL2,93617%65%
Montrose, NY2,93772%47%
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Paden City, WV2,93538%22%
Source: The Paden City, 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.