Rocky Mount school information

IndexRocky MountVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores87%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools81,59679,235
Total private schools155324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Rocky Mount are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Rocky Mount.
  • 69.9% of people in Rocky Mount have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.0% of people in Rocky Mount have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Rocky Mount have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Rocky Mount

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  • Ben. Franklin Middle-East375 Middle School RdGrades: 06 - 06Students: 521 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Ben. Franklin Middle-West225 Middle School RoadGrades: 07 - 08Students: 834 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Franklin County High700 Tanyard RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,195 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Gereau Ctr For Apl Tech&Career Expl150 Technology DrGrades: 08 - 08Students: 27 · Ratio: 14:190
  • Lee M. Waid Elem.540 E Court StGrades: PK - 05Students: 366 · Ratio: 15:190
  • Rocky Mount Elem.555 School Board RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 387 · Ratio: 17:184
  • Sontag Elem.3101 Sontag RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 314 · Ratio: 14:185

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Education level achieved in Rocky Mount

IndexRocky MountVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade69.9%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school68.0%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college43.3%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.3%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.7%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.0%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Penhook, VA71193%37%
Boones Mill, VA16692%35%
Ferrum, VA1,88882%20%
Rocky Mount, VA4,79587%28%

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Columbia, KY4,79261%11%
New Roads, LA4,79135%49%
Walnut Ridge, AR4,80075%11%
Walkertown, NC4,79068%0%
Cheboygan, MI4,80163%8%
Rocky Mount, VA4,79587%28%
Source: The Rocky Mount, 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.