Norfolk school information

IndexNorfolkVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores73%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools651,59679,235
Total private schools2655324,875
Total post-secondary schools151997,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Norfolk are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 65 public schools in Norfolk.
  • 82.8% of people in Norfolk have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.7% of people in Norfolk have completed high school.
  • 25.6% of people in Norfolk have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Norfolk

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  • Azalea Middle7721 Azalea Garden RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 914 · Ratio: 17:171
  • B. T. Washington High1111 Park AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,488 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Bay View Elem.1434 Bay View BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 713 · Ratio: 17:183
  • Berkley/Campostella Early Childhood Center1530 Cypress StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 233 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Blair Middle730 Spotswood AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,127 · Ratio: 17:165
  • Camp Allen Elem.501 C St.Grades: PK - 05Students: 532 · Ratio: 17:173
  • Campostella Elem.1106 Campostella RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 708 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Chesterfield Academy Elem.2915 Westminster AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 538 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Coleman Place Elem.2445 Palmyra St.Grades: PK - 05Students: 781 · Ratio: 17:173
  • Crossroads Elem7920 Tidewater DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 579 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Easton Preschool6045 Curlew DrGrades: PK - PKStudents: 171 · Ratio: 57:1n/a
  • Fairlawn Elem.1132 Wade StGrades: PK - 05Students: 448 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Ghent Elem.200 Shirley AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 58 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Gov. Sch. For The ArtsOld Dominion UniversityGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Granby Elem.7101 Newport AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 661 · Ratio: 17:178
  • Granby High7101 Granby StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,171 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Ingleside Elem976 Ingleside RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 519 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Jacox Elem.1300 Marshall AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 631 · Ratio: 14:160
  • James Monroe Elem.520 W 29Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 45 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Kings Daughters Hosp. Ep.601 Childrens LnGrades: PK - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lafayette-Winona Middle1701 Alsace AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 661 · Ratio: 16:162
  • Lake Taylor High1384 Kempsville RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,378 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Lake Taylor Middle1380 Kempsville RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 878 · Ratio: 17:161
  • Larchmont Elem.1145 Bolling AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 54 · Ratio: 17:195
  • Larrymore Elem.7600 Halprin DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 588 · Ratio: 19:182
  • Lindenwood Elem.2700 Ludlow StGrades: PK - 05Students: 333 · Ratio: 11:163
  • Little Creek Elem.7900 Tarpon PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 634 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Madison3700 Bowdens Ferry RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mary Calcott Elem.137 Westmont AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 472 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Maury High322 Shirley AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 183 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Norfolk Day Reporting Cntr865 Monticello AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center1260 Security Ln.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Norfolk Re-Ed900 Asbury Ave.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Norfolk Technical Ctr1330 N Military HwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Northside Middle8720 Granby StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 796 · Ratio: 17:171
  • Norview Elem.6401 Chesapeake BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 504 · Ratio: 16:171
  • Norview High6501 Chesapeake BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,875 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Norview Middle6325 Sewells Point RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 113 · Ratio: 19:168
  • Ocean View Elem.9501 Mason Creek RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 568 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Oceanair Elem.600 Dudley AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 454 · Ratio: 14:173
  • P.B. Young Sr. Elem.543 E. Olney RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 424 · Ratio: 12:156
  • Poplar Halls Elementary5523 Pebble LaneGrades: PK - 05Students: 364 · Ratio: 16:174
  • Richard Bowling Elem.2861 E Princess Anne RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 465 · Ratio: 15:160
  • Ruffner Middle610 May Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 853 · Ratio: 15:159
  • Sewells Point Elem.7928 Hampton BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 656 · Ratio: 19:185
  • Sherwood Forest Elem.3035 Sherwood Forest LaneGrades: PK - 05Students: 636 · Ratio: 19:170
  • Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm6160 Kempsville Cr.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • St. Helena Elem.903 S Main StGrades: PK - 05Students: 304 · Ratio: 13:173
  • Suburban Park Elementary310 Thole StGrades: PK - 05Students: 595 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Tanners Creek Elementary1335 Longdale DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 626 · Ratio: 17:172
  • Tarrallton Elem.2080 Tarrallton DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 509 · Ratio: 17:182
  • The Academy Of International Studies At Rosemont1330 Branch Rd.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Tidewater Park Elem.1045 E Brambleton AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 394 · Ratio: 13:149
  • Tidewater Regional Alternative Ed ProjectC/O Secep Circle East BldgGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Traep - Norfolk900 Asbury Ave.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • W.H. Taylor Elem1122 W. Princess Anne RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 518 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Willard Model Elem.1511 Willow Wood DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 496 · Ratio: 18:174
  • Willoughby Elem.9500 4Th View StGrades: PK - 05Students: 222 · Ratio: 12:187

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Education level achieved in Norfolk

IndexNorfolkVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade82.8%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school81.7%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college59.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors25.6%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters10.3%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chesapeake, VA228,16884%23%
Portsmouth, VA96,00776%12%
Hampton, VA136,90475%10%
Norfolk, VA244,74573%7%

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Laredo, TX245,04882%20%
Chandler, AZ245,23176%11%
St. Petersburg, FL248,42945%35%
Durham, NC240,10765%5%
Madison, WI239,84872%6%
Norfolk, VA244,74573%7%
Source: The Norfolk, 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.