Fredericksburg school information

IndexFredericksburgVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores79%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools211,59679,221
Total private schools1355324,874
Total post-secondary schools31997,963
The Fredericksburg, VA educational system consists of 21 public schools, 13 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Fredericksburg public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 1% higher than than the Virginia average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fredericksburg public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 42.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fredericksburg are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Fredericksburg.
  • 89.1% of people in Fredericksburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.6% of people in Fredericksburg have completed high school.
  • 42.3% of people in Fredericksburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fredericksburg

IndexFredericksburgVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college66.3%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.4%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.3%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters17.2%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Laurel Hill, VA7,40487%77%
Long Branch, VA7,69285%73%
Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA4,59081%64%
Falmouth, VA5,01877%56%
Stafford Courthouse, VA3,86760%22%
Fredericksburg, VA27,85379%60%

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Dodge City, KS27,87525%50%
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Source: The Fredericksburg, 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.