Altavista school information

IndexAltavistaVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores78%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools21,59679,235
Total private schoolsn/a55324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Altavista are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Altavista.
  • 77.8% of people in Altavista have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.9% of people in Altavista have completed high school.
  • 19.6% of people in Altavista have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Altavista Elem1003 Lynch Mill RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 603 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Altavista High904 Bedford AvenueGrades: 06 - 12Students: 761 · Ratio: 18:177

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Education level achieved in Altavista

IndexAltavistaVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade77.8%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school76.9%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college43.5%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.6%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.3%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Altavista (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gretna, VA1,31584%23%
Hurt, VA1,38881%19%
Rustburg, VA91668%1%
Bedford, VA6,50867%1%
Altavista, VA3,45678%15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Middlebury, IN3,45682%21%
Winnsboro, SC3,45655%19%
Frontenac, KS3,45687%28%
Newport, MN3,45568%0%
Haughton, LA3,45873%7%
Altavista, VA3,45678%15%
Source: The Altavista, VA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.