Terra Alta school information

IndexTerra AltaWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores27%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools150979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Terra Alta, WV educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Terra Alta public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 32% lower than than the West Virginia average and 46% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Terra Alta public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.1% have completed high school, 5.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Terra Alta are 46% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Terra Alta.
  • 72.4% of people in Terra Alta have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.1% of people in Terra Alta have completed high school.
  • 5.3% of people in Terra Alta have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Terra Alta

IndexTerra AltaWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade72.4%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school71.1%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college27.4%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.8%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.3%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters1.6%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.8%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oakland, MD2,00863%29%
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Rowlesburg, WV57840%20%
Terra Alta, WV1,59827%46%

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Terra Alta, WV1,59827%46%
Source: The Terra Alta, 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.