Galax school information

Average Test Scores77%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools81,59679,235
Total private schoolsn/a55324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Galax are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Galax.
  • 73.1% of people in Galax have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.9% of people in Galax have completed high school.
  • 12.4% of people in Galax have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Galax

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  • Baywood Elem.247 Grammar LaneGrades: PK - 05Students: 13 · Ratio: 13:178
  • Coop Ctr For Excep Children200 Maroon Tide DrGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Fairview Elem.2323 Fairview RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 102 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Galax Elem.225 Academy DriveGrades: KG - 04Students: 451 · Ratio: 22:164
  • Galax High200 Maroon Tide DrGrades: 08 - 12Students: 508 · Ratio: 23:190
  • Galax Middle202 Maroon Tide DrGrades: 05 - 07Students: 314 · Ratio: 17:173
  • Gladeville Elementary School3117 Glendale RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 36 · Ratio: 17:178
  • Oakland Elementary School4930 Pipers Gap RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 279 · Ratio: 15:174

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Education level achieved in Galax

Completed 8th grade73.1%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school70.9%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college41.8%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.1%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.4%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters3.4%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fancy Gap, VA20191%33%
Lowgap, NC23088%29%
Independence, VA1,25982%20%
Cana, VA1,35280%17%
Sparta, NC2,08974%9%
Galax, VA6,98177%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sturtevant, WI6,98183%22%
Valley Park, MO6,98069%1%
Atlantic, IA6,98379%17%
Cuero, TX6,97985%25%
Pelham, NY6,98488%29%
Galax, VA6,98177%13%
Source: The Galax, 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.