Public Schools in West Virginia

There are 967 Public Schools in West Virginia, serving a population of 1,836,843 people in an area of 24,035 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,899 people, and 1 Public School per 24 square miles.

The state of West Virginia is ranked 12th in Public Schools per capita, and 30th in Public Schools per square mile.

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West Virginia Public School Statistics

Find West Virginia Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

West Virginia Public School Enrollment
 West VirginiaUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment17,533 (79.6%)2,900,882 (58.8%)
Kindergarten Enrollment19,060 (93.2%)3,628,401 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)77,206 (92.5%)14,659,874 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)79,244 (92.9%)14,781,267 (89.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)77,287 (92.8%)15,351,077 (90.3%)
West Virginia Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 West VirginiaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education60,839 (4.7%)11,759,554 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)121,235 (9.4%)15,677,560 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)524,710 (40.6%)59,093,612 (27.3%)