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Avg. test scores 44%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 22%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bedford are 44% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Bedford
  • 80.6% of people in Bedford have completed 8th grade
  • 78.5% of people in Bedford have completed high school
  • 23.7% of people in Bedford have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Buchanan, VA1,09488%79%
      Forest, VA10,53784%70%
      Big Island, VA24680%62%
      Altavista, VA3,47876%54%
      Montvale, VA49372%46%
      Bedford, VA6,54371%44%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lemoore Station, CA6,54453%8%
      Belle Isle, FL6,54255%11%
      Elsa, TX6,54265%32%
      Hudson, NY6,54935%29%
      Camp Swift, TX6,55058%18%
      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.