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Avg. test scores 70%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 52%

Forest school information

IndexForestVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schools255324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Forest are 70% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Forest
  • 95.2% of people in Forest have completed 8th grade
  • 94.7% of people in Forest have completed high school
  • 46.1% of people in Forest have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Forest

      IndexForestVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade95.2%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school94.7%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college75.5%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree53.9%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors46.1%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters20.7%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.0%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.8%1.7%1.3%

      Forest, VA School Districts

      • Bedford County Public Schools

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Forest. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Forest, VA schools is 84%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Forest, VA, an average of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Timberlake, VA13,12783%69%
      Amherst, VA2,51980%62%
      Big Island, VA24680%62%
      Rustburg, VA1,14578%58%
      Madison Heights, VA10,63776%55%
      Forest, VA10,53784%70%

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      Placerville, CA10,54048%3%
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      Milford, DE10,53245%9%
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      Forest, VA10,53784%70%
      Source: The Forest, 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.