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  • Liberty Middle School
  • 13496 Liberty School Road, Ashland
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,056
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Elmont Elementary
  • 12007 Cedar Lane, Ashland
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 413
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Patrick Henry High
  • 12449 West Patrick Henry Road, Ashland
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,479
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • John M. Gandy Elementary
  • 201 Archie Cannon Drive, Ashland
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 284
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Henry Clay Elementary
  • 310 S James St, Ashland
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 390
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

Ashland school information

Average Test Scores82%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Ashland, VA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ashland public schools have average test scores of 82% which is 5% higher than than the Virginia average and 67% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ashland public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.0% have completed high school, 24.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Ashland

Completed 8th grade80.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.7%1.3%

Ashland, VA School Districts

Hanover County Public Schools

There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Ashland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ashland, VA schools is 82%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Ashland, VA, an average of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Ashland schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Ashland, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wyndham, VA10,09797%97%
Short Pump, VA27,09992%86%
Glen Allen, VA16,52487%77%
Mechanicsville, VA37,20187%77%
Rockwood, VA7,88284%71%
Ashland, VA7,40682%67%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oakdale, NY7,40554%9%
Manhattan, IL7,40555%12%
Laurel Hill, VA7,40487%77%
Villa Hills, KY7,40464%29%
Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH7,40475%51%
Ashland, VA7,40682%67%
Source: The Ashland, 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.