School Choice Score: 0%
The state permits parents some choices among traditional public schools, allowing students to attend any public school in the state, but moves from one district to another require districts to agree to such transfers.
Online Learning Score: 68%
The addition of virtual charter schools could expand opportunities for students in West Virginia.
- Source: Digital Learning Now!
Teacher Quality Score: 72%
Neither tenure decisions nor licensure advancement and renewal are based on teacher effectiveness. Eligibility for dismissal is not a consequence of multiple unsatisfactory evaluations. Seniority, not performance, must be considered during layoffs. Teacher compensation in West Virginia is controlled by a state salary schedule based on seniority and advanced degrees.