Best Public Schools in Morgantown, WV


Summary:

The city of Morgantown, West Virginia is home to 16 schools that serve students from elementary through high school, all part of the Monongalia County Schools district, which is ranked 2nd out of 55 districts in the state and has a 5-star rating. The standout schools in the area include Morgantown High School, ranked 3rd out of 112 high schools in the state with a 5-star rating, Mountaineer Middle School, ranked 7th out of 168 middle schools with a 5-star rating, and North Elementary School, ranked 44th out of 368 elementary schools with a 4-star rating.

The schools in Morgantown have a diverse student population, with the percentage of white students ranging from 59.93% at North Elementary to 95.43% at Ridgedale Elementary. Test scores at the top-performing schools, such as Morgantown High, Mountaineer Middle, and North Elementary, are significantly higher than the state and district averages, particularly in mathematics and English Language Arts. Student-teacher ratios vary across the schools, with the lowest ratio at Westwood Middle School (10.2) and the highest at Morgantown High (17.4).

Overall, the Monongalia County Schools district is providing a quality education to its students, with all of its schools rated 4 or 5 stars by SchoolDigger. The data suggests that the district is investing significant resources in its schools, with most spending between $12,000 and $14,000 per student. The standout performance of schools like Morgantown High, Mountaineer Middle, and North Elementary indicates that the district may have effective teaching practices and curricula that could be replicated in other schools to improve student outcomes.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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