Carver Career Center

  • 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 259 students (92% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
  • Carver Career Center is one of 4 community colleges within Kanawha County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to Carver Career Center is West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (5.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Carver Career Center places among the top 20% of community colleges in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Carver Career Center(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty29 staff49 staff
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Number of Programs Offered207

Student Body

  • The student population of Carver Career Center has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Carver Career Center diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment259 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
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# Full-Time Students237 students435 students
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# Part-Time Students22 students625 students
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
6%
7%
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% White
92%
87%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.150.24
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College Completion Rate
93%
43%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,600$25,000
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%93%
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    Median Debt for Graduates--
    Median Debt for Dropouts--
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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