Emporia school information

Average Test Scores67%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Emporia, VA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Emporia public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 14% lower than than the Virginia average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Emporia public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.8% have completed high school, 15.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Emporia are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Emporia.
  • 73.0% of people in Emporia have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.8% of people in Emporia have completed high school.
  • 15.3% of people in Emporia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Emporia

Completed 8th grade73.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school68.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college40.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.3%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gaston, NC1,16228%43%
Emporia, VA5,56567%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pelham Manor, NY5,56470%41%
Richlands, VA5,56882%66%
Saranac Lake, NY5,56947%4%
Marksville, LA5,56041%17%
Wayne, NE5,56078%59%
Emporia, VA5,56567%35%
Source: The Emporia, 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.