Colonial Beach school information

IndexColonial BeachVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores71%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Colonial Beach, VA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Colonial Beach public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 8% lower than than the Virginia average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colonial Beach public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.9% have completed high school, 26.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colonial Beach are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Colonial Beach.
  • 87.0% of people in Colonial Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.9% of people in Colonial Beach have completed high school.
  • 26.1% of people in Colonial Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Colonial Beach

IndexColonial BeachVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.1%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.9%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.7%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Colonial Beach (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Colonial Beach, 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.