Philippi school information

IndexPhilippiWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores25%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,221
Total private schools211524,874
Total post-secondary schools1787,963
The Philippi, WV educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Philippi public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 36% lower than than the West Virginia average and 49% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Philippi public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.5% have completed high school, 22.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Philippi are 49% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Philippi.
  • 73.1% of people in Philippi have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.5% of people in Philippi have completed high school.
  • 22.6% of people in Philippi have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Philippi

IndexPhilippiWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade73.1%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school72.5%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.1%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.1%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.6%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.2%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%0.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bridgeport, WV8,36454%10%
Flemington, WV37351%4%
Nutter Fort, WV1,69837%25%
Stonewood, WV1,90137%25%
Buckhannon, WV5,64534%31%
Philippi, WV3,41625%49%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bedford Hills, NY3,41653%8%
Farmersville, TX3,41682%66%
Lake Pocotopaug, CT3,41555%11%
Lindsborg, KS3,41742%16%
Mabank, TX3,41578%59%
Philippi, WV3,41625%49%
Source: The Philippi, 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.