Carver Career Center

Tel: (3.0)434-8196
236 students
Public institution

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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 community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Carver Career Center is one of 4 community colleges within Kanawha County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (5.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 65% over five years.
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
59 staff
Number of Programs Offered 21 7

Student Body

The student population of 236 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
236 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
224 students
810 students
Carver Career Center Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 12 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
5%
12%
% White
93%
57%
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. 0.17 0.53
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,232 per year for in-state students and $7,933 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,896 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 0.15, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.