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Avg. test scores 47%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 23%

Bristol school information

IndexBristolVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores72%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools131,59679,221
Total private schools455324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bristol are 47% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Bristol
  • 78.0% of people in Bristol have completed 8th grade
  • 76.0% of people in Bristol have completed high school
  • 23.4% of people in Bristol have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Bristol, VA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Bristol

      IndexBristolVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade78.0%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school76.0%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college49.6%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.8%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.4%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters8.1%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.7%1.3%

      Bristol, VA School Districts

      • Bristol City Public Schools
      • Washington County Public Schools

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Bristol. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bristol, VA schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Bristol, VA, an average of 78.0% 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, TN26,73458%19%
      Blountville, TN2,60255%12%
      Bluff City, TN1,68254%9%
      Bristol, VA17,34072%47%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Huntington, IN17,34068%39%
      Willimantic, CT17,33927%44%
      Beckley, WV17,34841%17%
      Anoka, MN17,32550%1%
      Marco Island, FL17,36169%39%
      Bristol, VA17,34072%47%
      Source: The Bristol, 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.