Burke school information

IndexBurkeVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schools455324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Burke, VA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Burke public schools have average test scores of 89% which is 14% higher than than the Virginia average and 80% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burke public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.6% have completed high school, 63.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burke are 80% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Burke.
  • 95.0% of people in Burke have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.6% of people in Burke have completed high school.
  • 63.9% of people in Burke have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burke

IndexBurkeVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college84.0%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.4%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.9%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters29.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Burke, VA 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.