Carver Career Center

Tel: (3.0)434-8196
236 students
Public institution
Carver Career and Technical Education Center is a large, modern, well-equipped facility accessible to the handicapped. Carver is a career school designed to provide technical training and placement for high school students and adults in a variety of occupational areas. The mission of Carver Career Center is to provide associate degree, certificate and short term education programs designed to prepare secondary students from Kanawha County and adult students from Kanawha County and surrounding counties for employment, career advancement, and/or continued education and to assist employers in meeting their employment and training needs. Every full time program has seven components: basic academic skills, computer literacy, occupational knowledge, occupational performance skills, safety, work place skills and leadership skills. Whether you are a high school student preparing for post-secondary education or work; an unemployed or underemployed adult looking for a career or advancement in a career; or a business looking for upgrade training for your current employees or to hire new employees; we want to help.
School Highlights
Carver Career Center serves 236 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
Carver Career Center is one of 4 community colleges within Kanawha County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (5.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 65% over five years.
College Carver Career Center Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 23 staff
61 staff
Carver Career Center Total Faculty (2007-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 21 7

Student Body

The student population of 236 has declined by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 236 students 1,315 students
Carver Career Center Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
Carver Career Center Student Staff (2007-2013)
# Full-Time Students 224 students
815 students
Carver Career Center Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 12 students
1,061 students
Carver Career Center Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Carver Career Center Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Carver Career Center American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Carver Career Center Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Carver Career Center Black (2006-2013)
% White
Carver Career Center White (2006-2013)
Carver Career Center Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.13 0.70
Carver Career Center Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Carver Career Center % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,559 per year for in-state students and $7,898 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,386 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.