Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 28%

Colonial Heights school information

IndexColonial HeightsVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores80%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools61,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Colonial Heights are 62% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Colonial Heights
  • 84.5% of people in Colonial Heights have completed 8th grade
  • 83.3% of people in Colonial Heights have completed high school
  • 21.9% of people in Colonial Heights have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Colonial Heights

      IndexColonial HeightsVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.5%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school83.3%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college54.3%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.8%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.9%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters8.0%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.7%1.3%

      Colonial Heights, VA School Districts

      • Colonial Heights City Public Schools
      • Chesterfield County Public Schools

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Colonial Heights. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colonial Heights, VA schools is 80%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Colonial Heights, VA, an average of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Enon, VA3,98193%89%
      Brandermill, VA13,61685%73%
      Bensley, VA6,03185%73%
      Matoaca, VA2,57381%64%
      Bellwood, VA6,08281%64%
      Colonial Heights, VA17,55480%62%

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      Colonial Heights, VA17,55480%62%
      Source: The Colonial Heights, 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.