Big Island school information

IndexBig IslandVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores80%78%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Big Island, VA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Big Island public schools have average test scores of 80% which is 2% higher than than the Virginia average and 62% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Big Island public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 23.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Big Island are 62% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Big Island.
  • 84.2% of people in Big Island have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.2% of people in Big Island have completed high school.
  • 23.3% of people in Big Island have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Big Island

IndexBig IslandVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college42.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.3%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.7%1.3%

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

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Bedford, VA6,54371%44%
Buena Vista, VA6,61066%35%
Big Island, VA24680%62%

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Big Island, VA24680%62%
Source: The Big Island, 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.