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  • Montrose Elementary School
  • 631 Montrose Drive, South Charleston
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 283
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Richmond Elementary School
  • 4620 Spring Hill Avenue, South Charleston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 257
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • South Charleston Middle School
  • 400 Third Avenue, South Charleston
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • South Charleston High School
  • 1 Eagle Way, South Charleston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 974
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Bridgeview Elementary School
  • 5100 Ohio Street, South Charleston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

South Charleston school information

IndexSouth CharlestonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores43%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools750979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The South Charleston, WV educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Charleston public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 9% higher than than the West Virginia average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Charleston public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.2% have completed high school, 33.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in South Charleston

IndexSouth CharlestonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college62.0%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.8%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.7%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%0.8%1.3%

South Charleston, WV School Districts

Kanawha County School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in South Charleston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for South Charleston, WV schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In South Charleston, WV, an average of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of South Charleston 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 South Charleston, WV schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pinch, WV2,82662%26%
Teays Valley, WV13,70660%21%
Winfield, WV2,30052%6%
Comfort, WV24252%6%
Hometown, WV48750%1%
South Charleston, WV13,18243%13%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Mill, SC13,18169%40%
Alexandria, MN13,18566%33%
Tehachapi, CA13,17935%29%
Clayton, OH13,17279%60%
St. Helens, OR13,16945%9%
South Charleston, WV13,18243%13%
Source: The South Charleston, 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.
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