Lorton school information

IndexLortonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores82%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,235
Total private schoolsn/a55324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Lorton are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Lorton.
  • 93.7% of people in Lorton have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.1% of people in Lorton have completed high school.
  • 45.1% of people in Lorton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Gunston Elem10100 Gunston RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 561 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Laurel Hill Elem8390 Laurel Crest Dr.Grades: PK - 06Students: 833 · Ratio: 20:183
  • Lorton Station Elem9298 Lewis Chapel Rd.Grades: PK - 06Students: 897 · Ratio: 20:185
  • South County Secondary8501 Silverbrook RoadGrades: 07 - 12Students: 286 · Ratio: 20:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Lorton

IndexLortonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.7%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school92.1%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college73.1%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.9%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors45.1%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters19.7%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pomfret, MD47097%42%
Vienna, VA16,17392%35%
Oakton, VA36,86091%34%
Fairfax, VA23,50790%32%
Clifton, VA25490%32%
Lorton, VA19,49782%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynbrook, NY19,51781%19%
Weirton, WV19,52346%32%
Middletown, DE19,46980%18%
Evans, CO19,53549%29%
Warrensburg, MO19,54857%17%
Lorton, VA19,49782%21%
Source: The Lorton, 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.