• 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 178 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Carver Career Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
Carver Career Center
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
19 staff
49 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
7
10

Student Body

The student population of Carver Career Center has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Carver Career Center diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
178 students
1,062 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
178 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
22 students
434 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
161 students
154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
178 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
8%
5%
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% White
84%
85%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
n/a
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% Unknown races
n/a
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.29
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
84%
29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,600
$25,000
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$4,580
Acceptance Rate
n/a
90%
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
460
ACT Composite
n/a
19
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Carver Career Center's ranking?

Carver Career Center ranks among the top 20% of community college in West Virginia for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,610 per year for in-state students and $8,321 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,594 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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