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  • Holston High
  • 21308 Monroe Rd, Damascus
  • WASHINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 299
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Damascus Middle School
  • 32101 Government Rd, Damascus
  • WASHINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 242
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Damascus school information

IndexDamascusVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools21,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Damascus, VA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Damascus public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 4% higher than than the Virginia average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Damascus public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.5% have completed high school, 17.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Damascus

IndexDamascusVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade72.3%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school68.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.7%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.9%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.8%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.7%1.3%

Damascus, VA School Districts

Washington County Public Schools

There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Damascus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Damascus, VA schools is 81%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Damascus, VA, an average of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 68.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Damascus schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Damascus, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Abingdon, VA8,11789%80%
Emory, VA1,23688%78%
Glade Spring, VA1,52786%74%
Meadow View, VA1,25180%62%
Chilhowie, VA1,93679%60%
Damascus, VA69481%64%

Cities with similar population

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Bluford, IL69435%30%
Mermentau, LA69494%90%
Paragon, IN69362%26%
Alden, MN69361%23%
Lake Benton, MN69352%6%
Damascus, VA69481%64%
Source: The Damascus, 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.