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  • Petersburg Elementary School
  • 333 Rig Street, Petersburg
  • GRANT COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 689
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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  • Petersburg High School
  • 207 Jefferson Avenue, Petersburg
  • GRANT COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 703
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Dorcas Elementary School
  • Hc 33 Box 1060, Petersburg
  • GRANT COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 6 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • South Branch Vocational School
  • 401 Pierpont Street, Petersburg
  • GRANT COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Petersburg school information

IndexPetersburgWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores36%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools450979,221
Total private schools211524,874
Total post-secondary schools1787,963
The Petersburg, WV educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Petersburg public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 8% lower than than the West Virginia average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Petersburg public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.9% have completed high school, 14.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Petersburg

IndexPetersburgWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade82.7%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.9%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college41.5%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.8%1.3%

Petersburg, WV School Districts

Grant County School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Petersburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Petersburg, WV schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Petersburg, WV, an average of 82.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Petersburg schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Petersburg, WV schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moorefield, WV3,12535%29%
Petersburg, WV2,48236%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greensboro, AL2,48225%49%
Westminster, SC2,48249%1%
Pelican Rapids, MN2,48237%25%
Quanah, TX2,48382%67%
Blanco, TX2,48078%59%
Petersburg, WV2,48236%26%
Source: The Petersburg, 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.