Bristol school information

IndexBristolTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores58%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools131,39079,221
Total private schools443024,874
Total post-secondary schools31897,963
The Bristol, TN educational system consists of 13 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Bristol public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 12% higher than than the Tennessee average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bristol public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.0% have completed high school, 23.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bristol are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Bristol.
  • 77.4% of people in Bristol have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.0% of people in Bristol have completed high school.
  • 23.6% of people in Bristol have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bristol

IndexBristolTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade77.4%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school76.0%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.0%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Abingdon, VA8,11789%80%
Nickelsville, VA43881%64%
Bristol, VA17,34072%47%
Blountville, TN2,60255%12%
Bluff City, TN1,68254%9%
Bristol, TN26,73458%19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East St. Louis, IL26,7315%89%
Stevens Point, WI26,71450%2%
Wooster, OH26,77379%60%
Horn Lake, MS26,78520%59%
Superior, WI26,67650%1%
Bristol, TN26,73458%19%
Source: The Bristol, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.