Tazewell school information

Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools41,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Tazewell, VA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tazewell public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 9% higher than than the Virginia average and 71% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tazewell public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.7% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tazewell are 71% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Tazewell.
  • 79.4% of people in Tazewell have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.7% of people in Tazewell have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Tazewell have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tazewell

Completed 8th grade79.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school75.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.9%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Tazewell, 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.