Great Falls school information

IndexGreat FallsVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores93%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools21,59679,235
Total private schools155324,875
Total post-secondary schools11997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Great Falls are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Great Falls.
  • 98.3% of people in Great Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.1% of people in Great Falls have completed high school.
  • 81.6% of people in Great Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Forestville Elem1085 Utterback Store RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 726 · Ratio: 22:190
  • Great Falls Elem701 Walker RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 543 · Ratio: 19:196

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Education level achieved in Great Falls

IndexGreat FallsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school98.1%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college92.6%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree85.3%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors81.6%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters47.2%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree18.4%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate6.5%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Potomac, MD24,00397%43%
Potomac, MD46,47596%41%
Bethesda, MD62,02495%39%
Brookeville, MD15695%39%
McLean, VA48,07895%39%
Great Falls, VA16,20793%36%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dublin, GA16,20077%13%
Rutland, VT16,21751%25%
Wailuku, HI16,19655%19%
Cohoes, NY16,19562%9%
Menomonie, WI16,21979%16%
Great Falls, VA16,20793%36%
Source: The Great Falls, 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.