Radford school information

IndexRadfordVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools71,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Radford, VA educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Radford public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 1% lower than than the Virginia average and 56% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Radford public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.3% have completed high school, 34.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Radford are 56% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Radford.
  • 84.8% of people in Radford have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.3% of people in Radford have completed high school.
  • 34.1% of people in Radford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Radford

IndexRadfordVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college66.0%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.7%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.9%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.7%1.3%

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

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Blacksburg, VA43,97389%80%
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Belview, VA1,43582%67%
Radford, VA17,18677%56%

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Radford, VA17,18677%56%
Source: The Radford, 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.