South Boston school information

IndexSouth BostonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores73%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools71,59679,235
Total private schools155324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in South Boston are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in South Boston.
  • 74.3% of people in South Boston have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.6% of people in South Boston have completed high school.
  • 19.5% of people in South Boston have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in South Boston

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  • Cluster Springs Early Learning Ctr1011 Cluster Springs ElementarGrades: PK - PKStudents: 87 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Halifax County HighPo Box 310Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,782 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Halifax County Middle1011 Middle School CirGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,329 · Ratio: 16:170
  • South Boston Elem.2320 Parker AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 803 · Ratio: 20:176
  • South Boston/Halifax Early Learning Ctr1927 Jeffress Blvd.Grades: PK - PKStudents: 9 · Ratio: 10:1n/a

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Education level achieved in South Boston

IndexSouth BostonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade74.3%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school72.6%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college46.5%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.5%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.4%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Scottsburg, VA11285%25%
Halifax, VA1,40278%14%
South Boston, VA8,06973%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Temple Hills, MD8,06964%7%
Pukalani, HI8,06760%11%
Antigo, WI8,07581%19%
Senatobia, MS8,06360%11%
London, KY8,06265%5%
South Boston, VA8,06973%7%
Source: The South Boston, 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.