Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 14%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Colonial Beach, VA School Districts

      • Colonial Beach Town Public Schools
      • Westmoreland County Public Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Colonial Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colonial Beach, VA schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Colonial Beach, VA, an average of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dahlgren, VA3,24983%69%
      King George, VA5,09280%62%
      Montross, VA31376%53%
      Charlotte Hall, MD1,81752%6%
      Mechanicsville, MD1,71537%25%
      Colonial Beach, VA3,55271%45%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wilkesboro, NC3,55252%6%
      Big Lake, AK3,55226%47%
      South Nyack, NY3,55130%40%
      Verona, VA3,55162%26%
      West End-Cobb Town, AL3,55025%50%
      Colonial Beach, VA3,55271%45%
      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.