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  • Gilbert Linkous Elementary
  • 813 Toms Creek Rd, Blacksburg
  • MONTGOMERY CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
92%
  • Harding Avenue Elementary
  • 429 Harding Avenue, Blacksburg
  • MONTGOMERY CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
90%
  • Kipps Elementary
  • 2801 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg
  • MONTGOMERY CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 363
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
90%
  • Blacksburg High
  • 3401 Bruin Lane, Blacksburg
  • MONTGOMERY CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,148
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
86%
  • Blacksburg Middle School
  • 3109 Price's Fork Rd., Blacksburg
  • MONTGOMERY CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 840
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Margaret Beeks Elementary
  • 709 Airport Rd, Blacksburg
  • MONTGOMERY CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Blacksburg school information

IndexBlacksburgVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools71,59679,221
Total private schools555324,874
Total post-secondary schools31997,963
The Blacksburg, VA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Blacksburg public schools have average test scores of 89% which is 14% higher than than the Virginia average and 80% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blacksburg public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.0% have completed high school, 71.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 18.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Blacksburg

IndexBlacksburgVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.8%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.3%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree75.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.3%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters40.2%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree18.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate14.4%1.7%1.3%

Blacksburg, VA School Districts

Montgomery County Public Schools

There are a total of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Blacksburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Blacksburg, VA schools is 89%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Blacksburg, VA, an average of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Snowville, VA8987%77%
Riner, VA88885%72%
Pembroke, VA1,07884%70%
Belview, VA1,43582%67%
Dublin, VA2,67481%65%
Blacksburg, VA43,97389%80%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cutler Bay, FL44,00252%5%
Lombard, IL44,02546%6%
Apex, NC43,89368%39%
Fort Pierce, FL43,88334%31%
Farmington, NM44,06724%51%
Blacksburg, VA43,97389%80%
Source: The Blacksburg, 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.