Spencer school information

IndexSpencerWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores39%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools350979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Spencer, WV educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Spencer public schools have average test scores of 39% which is equal to than the West Virginia average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Spencer public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.8% have completed high school, 12.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Spencer are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Spencer.
  • 72.3% of people in Spencer have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.8% of people in Spencer have completed high school.
  • 12.3% of people in Spencer have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Spencer

IndexSpencerWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade72.3%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school66.8%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college33.8%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.1%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.3%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grantsville, WV63247%4%
Spencer, WV2,00839%20%

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Oakland, MD2,00863%29%
Newtown, CT2,00970%42%
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Cardington, OH2,00966%34%
Spencer, WV2,00839%20%
Source: The Spencer, 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.