Winchester school information

IndexWinchesterVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores71%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools191,59679,221
Total private schools655324,874
Total post-secondary schools21997,963
The Winchester, VA educational system consists of 19 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Winchester public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 9% lower than than the Virginia average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Winchester public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.1% have completed high school, 31.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Winchester are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Winchester.
  • 80.0% of people in Winchester have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.1% of people in Winchester have completed high school.
  • 31.3% of people in Winchester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Winchester

IndexWinchesterVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.3%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.5%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Berryville, VA4,26880%62%
Strasburg, VA6,52576%53%
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Boyce, VA1,01367%36%
Middletown, VA1,44266%33%
Winchester, VA27,34971%43%

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Milton, MA27,35181%64%
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Source: The Winchester, 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.