Avg. test scores 80%
High school dipl. 21%
Bachelors degree 27%

Big Stone Gap school information

IndexBig Stone GapVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores88%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Big Stone Gap are 80% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Big Stone Gap
  • 66.9% of people in Big Stone Gap have completed 8th grade
  • 65.9% of people in Big Stone Gap have completed high school
  • 22.3% of people in Big Stone Gap have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Big Stone Gap

      IndexBig Stone GapVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade66.9%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school65.9%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college47.4%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.8%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.3%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters8.6%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.7%1.3%

      Big Stone Gap, VA School Districts

      • Wise County Public Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Big Stone Gap. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Big Stone Gap, VA schools is 88%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Big Stone Gap, VA, an average of 66.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 65.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Gate City, VA2,33688%78%
      Wise, VA3,14587%76%
      Appalachia, VA1,84386%74%
      Norton, VA3,97885%72%
      Clinchport, VA6580%62%
      Big Stone Gap, VA5,46288%80%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bessemer City, NC5,46230%40%
      Mulvane, KS5,46131%38%
      Macon, MO5,46352%6%
      Canal Fulton, OH5,46485%73%
      Colby, KS5,46028%43%
      Big Stone Gap, VA5,46288%80%
      Source: The Big Stone Gap, 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.