Bluefield school information

IndexBluefieldVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools41,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools21997,963
The Bluefield, VA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Bluefield public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 8% higher than than the Virginia average and 70% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bluefield public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.9% have completed high school, 21.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bluefield are 70% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Bluefield.
  • 78.7% of people in Bluefield have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.9% of people in Bluefield have completed high school.
  • 21.1% of people in Bluefield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bluefield

IndexBluefieldVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade78.7%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school74.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.5%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.7%1.3%

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

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Bluefield, VA5,25484%70%

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Source: The Bluefield, 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.