Avg. test scores 19%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 22%

Bristol school information

Average Test Scores58%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools131,39079,221
Total private schools443024,874
Total post-secondary schools31897,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bristol are 19% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Bristol
  • 77.4% of people in Bristol have completed 8th grade
  • 76.0% of people in Bristol have completed high school
  • 23.6% of people in Bristol have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Bristol, TN Schools

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      Education level achieved in Bristol

      Completed 8th grade77.4%82.0%84.3%
      Completed high school76.0%79.9%83.0%
      Completed some college53.2%53.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.0%32.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.6%25.4%30.3%
      Completed masters9.2%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.2%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

      Bristol, TN School Districts

      • Bristol City School District
      • Sullivan County School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Bristol. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bristol, TN schools is 58%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Bristol, TN, an average of 77.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Abingdon, VA8,11789%80%
      Nickelsville, VA43881%64%
      Bristol, VA17,34072%47%
      Blountville, TN2,60255%12%
      Bluff City, TN1,68254%9%
      Bristol, TN26,73458%19%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      East St. Louis, IL26,7315%89%
      Stevens Point, WI26,71450%2%
      Wooster, OH26,77379%60%
      Horn Lake, MS26,78520%59%
      Superior, WI26,67650%1%
      Bristol, TN26,73458%19%
      Source: The Bristol, TN 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.