Dumfries school information

IndexDumfriesVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores83%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:113:116:1
Total public schools61,59679,235
Total private schools255324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dumfries are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dumfries.
  • 73.5% of people in Dumfries have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.8% of people in Dumfries have completed high school.
  • 12.9% of people in Dumfries have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dumfries

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  • A. Henderson Elem.3799 Waterway DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 57 · Ratio: 21:190
  • Dumfries Elem.3990 Cameron StGrades: PK - 05Students: 515 · Ratio: 17:182
  • John F. Pattie Sr. Elem.16125 Dumfries RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 621 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Mary Williams Elem.3100 Panther Pride DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 81 · Ratio: 18:185
  • Montclair Elem.4920 Tallowwood DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 725 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Potomac High3401 Panther Pride DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,693 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Potomac Middle3130 Panther Pride DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 110 · Ratio: 21:180
  • Swans Creek Elem.17700 Wayside Dr.Grades: PK - 05Students: 666 · Ratio: 19:178

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Education level achieved in Dumfries

IndexDumfriesVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade73.5%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school70.8%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college38.2%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.8%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.9%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters5.6%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.4%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clifton, VA25490%32%
Burke, VA42,52888%29%
Springfield, VA30,15486%27%
Nokesville, VA1,98985%24%
Triangle, VA9,04884%23%
Dumfries, VA5,12283%22%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Litchfield Park, AZ5,12270%3%
Milan, IL5,12277%13%
Manchester, IA5,12683%22%
Lochbuie, CO5,12754%21%
Childersburg, AL5,11787%28%
Dumfries, VA5,12283%22%
Source: The Dumfries, 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.