Gainesville school information

IndexGainesvilleVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores87%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools21,59679,235
Total private schools255324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Gainesville are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Gainesville.
  • 95.5% of people in Gainesville have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Gainesville have completed high school.
  • 54.7% of people in Gainesville have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gainesville

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  • Buckland Mills Elem.10511 Wharfdale PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 1,049 · Ratio: 22:187
  • Bull Run Middle6308 Catharpin Rd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,642 · Ratio: 21:189
  • Gainesville Middle8001 Limestone DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,366 · Ratio: 21:190
  • George G. Tyler Elem.14500 John Marshall HwyGrades: PK - 05Students: 66 · Ratio: 21:185
  • Glenkirk Elem.8584 Sedge Wren DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 1,234 · Ratio: 21:185

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Education level achieved in Gainesville

IndexGainesvilleVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade95.5%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school95.1%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college81.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree65.0%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors54.7%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters19.2%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Haymarket, VA1,73692%35%
Clifton, VA25490%32%
South Riding, VA26,76289%31%
Chantilly, VA23,43187%28%
New Baltimore, VA8,95587%28%
Gainesville, VA12,14587%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marysville, CA12,14443%37%
New Baltimore, MI12,14465%4%
Bucyrus, OH12,14077%12%
Morgan City, LA12,15373%8%
Lumberton, TX12,15392%35%
Gainesville, VA12,14587%28%
Source: The Gainesville, 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.