West Virginia State Information

Where West Virginia Ranks
West Virginia National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $8,756 $7,734 11
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 19.4 21.2 15
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $26,692 $29,564 40
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $38,497 $45,771 36
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 76 %71 % 20
  • Black
  • 67 %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • 76 %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Joe Manchin III (D)
    State Superintendent of Public Schools Steven L. Paine
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 282,455
    No. of Districts: 55
    No. of Public Schools: 784
    No. of Public School Teachers: 20,119
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $2.2 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 43.5
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 48.3%
    Students With Disabilities: 17.8%
    English-Language Learners: 0.5%

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