Arlington school information

IndexArlingtonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools321,59679,235
Total private schools1155324,875
Total post-secondary schools81997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Arlington are 72% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 32 public schools in Arlington.
  • 92.9% of people in Arlington have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.3% of people in Arlington have completed high school.
  • 72.0% of people in Arlington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Arlington

IndexArlingtonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school92.3%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college84.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree75.6%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors72.0%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters37.7%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree12.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.9%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Great Falls, VA16,20795%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,57795%93%
McLean, VA48,07895%92%
Mantua, VA7,48794%91%
Wakefield, VA12,68493%90%
Arlington, VA220,17385%72%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fremont, CA221,65467%36%
Gilbert, AZ223,13151%4%
North Las Vegas, NV223,33648%3%
Scottsdale, AZ223,51953%8%
Irving, TX224,85971%43%
Arlington, VA220,17385%72%
Source: The Arlington, 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.