Weirton school information

IndexWeirtonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores44%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools750979,221
Total private schools311524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Weirton, WV educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Weirton public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 13% higher than than the West Virginia average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Weirton public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.9% have completed high school, 21.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Weirton are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Weirton.
  • 85.5% of people in Weirton have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.9% of people in Weirton have completed high school.
  • 21.2% of people in Weirton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Weirton

IndexWeirtonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.5%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.9%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college51.1%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.2%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.8%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Steubenville, OH18,30578%59%
Brilliant, OH1,83077%56%
Wintersville, OH4,07772%46%
Toronto, OH5,08770%42%
Wellsville, OH3,43667%36%
Weirton, WV19,30744%10%

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Weirton, WV19,30744%10%
Source: The Weirton, 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.