Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 40%
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Danville school information

Average Test Scores62%79%48%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools201,59679,221
Total private schools655324,874
Total post-secondary schools41997,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Danville are 28% 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

      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%

      Danville, VA School Districts

      • Danville City Public Schools
      • Pittsylvania County Public Schools

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Danville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Danville, VA schools is 62%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Danville, VA, an average of 76.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Blairs, VA88589%85.0%
      Ruffin, NC29835%28.3%
      Yanceyville, NC2,08827%44.6%
      Danville, VA42,36062%28.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Burke, VA42,29090%86.3%
      Altamonte Springs, FL42,55749%2.4%
      Concord, NH42,63450%3.6%
      Fairfield, OH42,64063%30.3%
      State College, PA42,07468%41.2%
      Danville, VA42,36062%28.5%
      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.