Roanoke school information

IndexRoanokeVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores78%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools521,59679,235
Total private schools955324,875
Total post-secondary schools81997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Roanoke are 58% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 52 public schools in Roanoke.
  • 79.5% of people in Roanoke have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.5% of people in Roanoke have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in Roanoke have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Roanoke

IndexRoanokeVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.5%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school77.5%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college53.0%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.1%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters9.0%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cloverdale, VA3,17991%84%
Daleville, VA2,56591%84%
Cave Spring, VA25,54790%83%
Blue Ridge, VA2,82390%82%
Glenvar, VA81890%82%
Roanoke, VA97,94978%58%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lawton, OK97,78872%46%
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Albany, NY98,28734%30%
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Sandy Springs, GA98,48041%18%
Roanoke, VA97,94978%58%
Source: The Roanoke, 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.