Forest school information

IndexForestVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schools255324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Forest, VA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Forest public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 8% higher than than the Virginia average and 70% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forest public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.7% have completed high school, 46.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Forest are 70% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Forest.
  • 95.2% of people in Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.7% of people in Forest have completed high school.
  • 46.1% of people in Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forest

IndexForestVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade95.2%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college75.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.9%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters20.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Forest, 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.