Shinnston school information

IndexShinnstonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores30%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools250979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Shinnston, WV educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shinnston public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 25% lower than than the West Virginia average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shinnston public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 23.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shinnston are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Shinnston.
  • 83.1% of people in Shinnston have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Shinnston have completed high school.
  • 23.3% of people in Shinnston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shinnston

IndexShinnstonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college52.2%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.0%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.3%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
White Hall, WV64772%46%
Bridgeport, WV8,36454%10%
Pleasant Valley, WV3,18152%6%
Flemington, WV37351%4%
Enterprise, WV83551%4%
Shinnston, WV2,43230%40%

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Shinnston, WV2,43230%40%
Source: The Shinnston, 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.