Covington school information

IndexCovingtonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools91,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Covington, VA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Covington public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 1% lower than than the Virginia average and 56% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Covington public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.2% have completed high school, 11.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Covington are 56% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Covington.
  • 79.2% of people in Covington have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.2% of people in Covington have completed high school.
  • 11.3% of people in Covington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Covington

IndexCovingtonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.4%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.3%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.7%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clifton Forge, VA3,79275%51%
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Covington, VA5,65077%56%
Source: The Covington, 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.