Glen Allen school information

IndexGlen AllenVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores87%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools111,59679,221
Total private schools355324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Glen Allen, VA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Glen Allen public schools have average test scores of 87% which is 12% higher than than the Virginia average and 77% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Glen Allen public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.5% have completed high school, 38.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Glen Allen are 77% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Glen Allen.
  • 90.8% of people in Glen Allen have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.5% of people in Glen Allen have completed high school.
  • 38.7% of people in Glen Allen have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Glen Allen

IndexGlen AllenVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college67.8%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.5%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Glen Allen, 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.