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Avg. test scores 72%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 81%

Gainesville school information

IndexGainesvilleVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools21,59679,221
Total private schools255324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gainesville are 72% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Gainesville
  • 95.7% of people in Gainesville have completed 8th grade
  • 95.2% of people in Gainesville have completed high school
  • 54.9% of people in Gainesville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gainesville

      IndexGainesvilleVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade95.7%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school95.2%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college83.1%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree65.2%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors54.9%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters18.9%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.1%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.7%1.3%

      Gainesville, VA School Districts

      • Prince William County Public Schools

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gainesville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gainesville, VA schools is 84%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Gainesville, VA, an average of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Floris, VA7,87695%93%
      Franklin Farm, VA19,30391%84%
      Greenbriar, VA8,56890%83%
      Chantilly, VA24,31289%81%
      Clifton, VA21989%80%
      Gainesville, VA14,26984%72%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,25672%46%
      Horsham, PA14,28373%48%
      Lincoln, IL14,25330%38%
      Red Hill, SC14,25140%20%
      Swampscott, MA14,25081%64%
      Gainesville, VA14,26984%72%
      Source: The Gainesville, 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.