Dumfries school information

IndexDumfriesVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores69%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:113:116:1
Total public schools61,59679,221
Total private schools255324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Dumfries, VA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dumfries public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 11% lower than than the Virginia average and 40% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dumfries public schools is 18:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.2% have completed high school, 16.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dumfries are 40% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dumfries.
  • 74.6% of people in Dumfries have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.2% of people in Dumfries have completed high school.
  • 16.5% of people in Dumfries have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dumfries

IndexDumfriesVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade74.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college44.8%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.5%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clifton, VA21989%80%
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Nokesville, VA1,71286%74%
Dumfries, VA5,18069%40%

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Gates, NY5,17867%36%
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Dumfries, VA5,18069%40%
Source: The Dumfries, 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.