Danville school information

IndexDanvilleVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores67%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools201,59679,221
Total private schools655324,874
Total post-secondary schools41997,963
The Danville, VA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Danville public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 14% lower than than the Virginia average and 36% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Danville public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.1% have completed high school, 18.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Danville are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Danville.
  • 76.2% of people in Danville have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in Danville have completed high school.
  • 18.2% of people in Danville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Danville

IndexDanvilleVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade76.2%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school74.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.8%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Danville, 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.