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77%
  • Bedford Middle School
  • 503 Longwood Ave, Bedford
  • BEDFORD CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 554
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
72%
  • Liberty High
  • 100 Liberty Minutemen Dr, Bedford
  • BEDFORD CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 879
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
64%
  • Bedford Elementary
  • 806 Burks Hill Rd, Bedford
  • BEDFORD CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 2 - 5 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Bedford Primary
  • 807 College St, Bedford
  • BEDFORD CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 1 · Students: 260
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Bedford school information

IndexBedfordVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores71%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools61,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Bedford, VA educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bedford public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 9% lower than than the Virginia average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bedford public schools is 13:1, 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, 78.5% have completed high school, 23.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Bedford

IndexBedfordVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.7%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.7%1.3%

Bedford, VA School Districts

Bedford County Public Schools

There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Bedford. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bedford, VA schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Bedford, VA, an average of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Bedford 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 Bedford, VA schools.

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Bedford, VA6,54371%44%
Source: The Bedford, 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.
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