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Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 65%

Charlottesville school information

IndexCharlottesvilleVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores72%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools311,59679,221
Total private schools1655324,874
Total post-secondary schools51997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Charlottesville are 47% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 31 public schools in Charlottesville
  • 87.6% of people in Charlottesville have completed 8th grade
  • 86.6% of people in Charlottesville have completed high school
  • 50.0% of people in Charlottesville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Charlottesville

      IndexCharlottesvilleVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.6%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school86.6%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college68.7%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.0%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors50.0%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters26.4%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree11.7%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.4%1.7%1.3%

      Charlottesville, VA School Districts

      • Albemarle County Public Schools
      • Charlottesville City Public Schools

      There are a total of 31 public schools, 16 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Charlottesville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Charlottesville, VA schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Charlottesville, VA, an average of 87.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ivy, VA82290%82%
      Hollymead, VA8,41185%73%
      Crozet, VA6,62084%70%
      Palmyra, VA11982%66%
      Ruckersville, VA1,20676%53%
      Charlottesville, VA45,53872%47%

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      Charlottesville, VA45,53872%47%
      Source: The Charlottesville, 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.