Wellsburg school information

IndexWellsburgWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores43%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools450979,221
Total private schools111524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Wellsburg, WV educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wellsburg public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 10% higher than than the West Virginia average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wellsburg public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.4% have completed high school, 26.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wellsburg are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Wellsburg.
  • 83.8% of people in Wellsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.4% of people in Wellsburg have completed high school.
  • 26.2% of people in Wellsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wellsburg

IndexWellsburgWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.8%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%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 Wellsburg (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Wellsburg, 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.