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Avg. test scores 35%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 47%

Buena Vista school information

IndexBuena VistaVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores66%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Buena Vista are 35% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Buena Vista
  • 74.4% of people in Buena Vista have completed 8th grade
  • 73.0% of people in Buena Vista have completed high school
  • 16.2% of people in Buena Vista have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Buena Vista

      IndexBuena VistaVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade74.4%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school73.0%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college40.6%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.4%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.2%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters5.8%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.7%1.3%

      Buena Vista, VA School Districts

      • Buena Vista City Public Schools
      • Rockbridge County Public Schools

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Buena Vista. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Buena Vista, VA schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Buena Vista, VA, an average of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lexington, VA7,03683%68%
      East Lexington, VA1,13083%68%
      Big Island, VA24680%62%
      Buena Vista, VA6,61066%35%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Barnesville, GA6,61125%50%
      Horseheads, NY6,60856%14%
      Tecumseh, OK6,61468%39%
      Valley City, ND6,61557%16%
      Orange Lake, NY6,61518%64%
      Buena Vista, VA6,61066%35%
      Source: The Buena Vista, 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.