Wakefield school information

IndexWakefieldVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores93%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio9:113:116:1
Total public schools11,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Wakefield, VA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wakefield public schools have average test scores of 93% which is 20% higher than than the Virginia average and 90% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wakefield public schools is 9:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.9% have completed high school, 67.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wakefield are 90% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Wakefield.
  • 95.9% of people in Wakefield have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.9% of people in Wakefield have completed high school.
  • 67.9% of people in Wakefield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wakefield

IndexWakefieldVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade95.9%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school95.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college88.2%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.3%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.9%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters37.2%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.7%1.3%

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

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Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Source: The Wakefield, 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.