Ferrum school information

Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools11,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Ferrum, VA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ferrum public schools have average test scores of 85% which is 9% higher than than the Virginia average and 72% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ferrum public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.5% have completed high school, 23.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ferrum are 72% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Ferrum.
  • 86.0% of people in Ferrum have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.5% of people in Ferrum have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in Ferrum have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ferrum

Completed 8th grade86.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Ferrum, 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.