Herndon school information

IndexHerndonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores64%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools121,59679,221
Total private schools1055324,874
Total post-secondary schools21997,963
The Herndon, VA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Herndon public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 18% lower than than the Virginia average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Herndon public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 48.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Herndon are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Herndon.
  • 84.0% of people in Herndon have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in Herndon have completed high school.
  • 48.4% of people in Herndon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Herndon

IndexHerndonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college65.3%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.4%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.7%1.3%

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

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Herndon, VA24,41564%29%

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Herndon, VA24,41564%29%
Source: The Herndon, 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.