Cape Charles school information

IndexCape CharlesVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores65%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools11,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Cape Charles, VA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cape Charles public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 17% lower than than the Virginia average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cape Charles public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.8% have completed high school, 36.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cape Charles are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cape Charles.
  • 86.0% of people in Cape Charles have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Cape Charles have completed high school.
  • 36.6% of people in Cape Charles have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cape Charles

IndexCape CharlesVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade86.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.5%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.6%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.9%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.7%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eastville, VA22469%40%
Cape Charles, VA98265%31%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Benton, PA98255%11%
Parkers Prairie, MN98261%23%
Cattaraugus, NY98242%15%
Malvern, IA98270%41%
St. Paul, VA98290%82%
Cape Charles, VA98265%31%
Source: The Cape Charles, 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.