Richwood school information

IndexRichwoodWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores31%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Richwood, WV educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Richwood public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 22% lower than than the West Virginia average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richwood public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.9% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Richwood are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Richwood.
  • 73.8% of people in Richwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.9% of people in Richwood have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Richwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Richwood

IndexRichwoodWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school70.9%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college31.6%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.6%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Nettie, WV74267%36%
Cowen, WV52537%25%
Craigsville, WV1,74037%25%
Quinwood, WV17430%40%
Richwood, WV2,06431%38%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Francisville, LA2,06480%63%
Dover, TN2,06465%33%
West Rutland, VT2,06442%15%
Sulligent, AL2,06334%31%
WaKeeney, KS2,06534%32%
Richwood, WV2,06431%38%
Source: The Richwood, 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.