Rocky Mount school information

IndexRocky MountVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools81,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Rocky Mount, VA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rocky Mount public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 4% higher than than the Virginia average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rocky Mount public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.4% have completed high school, 15.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rocky Mount are 64% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Rocky Mount.
  • 74.5% of people in Rocky Mount have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.4% of people in Rocky Mount have completed high school.
  • 15.8% of people in Rocky Mount have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rocky Mount

IndexRocky MountVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade74.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school73.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college45.2%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.8%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Rocky Mount, 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.