Independence school information

IndexIndependenceVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores82%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,235
Total private schoolsn/a55324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Independence are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Independence.
  • 79.3% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.1% of people in Independence have completed high school.
  • 3.9% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Grayson Co. High Career & Tech. Ed.Po Box 707Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Grayson County HighPo Box 828Grades: 08 - 12Students: 802 · Ratio: 27:179
  • Independence Elem.Po Box 429Grades: KG - 05Students: 258 · Ratio: 14:179
  • Independence MiddlePo Box 155Grades: 06 - 07Students: 208 · Ratio: 16:188

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Education level achieved in Independence

IndexIndependenceVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.3%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school72.1%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college36.4%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree9.7%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors3.9%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters1.7%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Galax, VA6,98177%13%
Sugar Grove, VA71376%11%
Sparta, NC2,08974%9%
Fries, VA53473%7%
Independence, VA1,25982%20%

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Eustace, TX1,25990%32%
Wendover, UT1,25972%6%
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Buxton, NC1,25983%22%
Chauncey, OH1,25856%17%
Independence, VA1,25982%20%
Source: The Independence, 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.