Harrisonburg school information

IndexHarrisonburgVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores73%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools91,59679,235
Total private schools655324,875
Total post-secondary schools31997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Harrisonburg are 48% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Harrisonburg.
  • 81.2% of people in Harrisonburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.7% of people in Harrisonburg have completed high school.
  • 35.6% of people in Harrisonburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Harrisonburg

IndexHarrisonburgVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school79.7%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college56.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree41.1%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors35.6%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters15.4%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.8%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grottoes, VA2,70587%77%
Bridgewater, VA5,81287%76%
Elkton, VA2,77085%74%
Broadway, VA3,74883%69%
Timberville, VA2,55781%65%
Harrisonburg, VA50,82173%48%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
DeSoto, TX50,83760%23%
Florin, CA50,79125%49%
Glendora, CA50,85556%14%
Bradenton, FL50,77746%7%
Gilroy, CA50,77645%9%
Harrisonburg, VA50,82173%48%
Source: The Harrisonburg, 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.