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88%
  • Graham High
  • 210 Valleydale, Bluefield
  • TAZEWELL CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 13 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Graham Intermediate
  • 808 Greever Ave, Bluefield
  • TAZEWELL CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
82%
  • Graham Middle School
  • #1 Academic Cir, Bluefield
  • TAZEWELL CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Dudley Primary
  • 1840 Tazewell Ave, Bluefield
  • TAZEWELL CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 294
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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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.

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%

Bluefield, VA School Districts

Tazewell County Public Schools

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Bluefield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bluefield, VA schools is 84%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Bluefield, VA, an average of 78.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Bluefield 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 Bluefield, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tazewell, VA4,47084%71%
Springville, VA1,40182%67%
Bland, VA45876%53%
Athens, WV1,07055%11%
Matoaka, WV17247%4%
Bluefield, VA5,25484%70%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Martinsville, WV5,25540%19%
Grosse Pointe, MI5,25677%56%
Deale, MD5,25655%11%
Preston, ID5,25232%35%
Hugo, OK5,25757%16%
Bluefield, VA5,25484%70%
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.