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Avg. test scores 64%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 68%

Galax school information

IndexGalaxVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools81,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Galax are 64% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Galax
  • 74.1% of people in Galax have completed 8th grade
  • 72.0% of people in Galax have completed high school
  • 9.6% of people in Galax have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Galax

      IndexGalaxVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade74.1%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school72.0%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college38.9%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree15.7%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors9.6%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters4.3%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.7%1.3%

      Galax, VA School Districts

      • Grayson County Public Schools
      • Galax City Public Schools
      • Carroll County Public Schools

      There are a total of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Galax. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Galax, VA schools is 81%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Galax, VA, an average of 74.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Independence, VA1,00881%65%
      Fancy Gap, VA11580%62%
      Cana, VA1,38777%56%
      Hillsville, VA2,68376%54%
      Fries, VA45265%31%
      Galax, VA6,85881%64%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      St. Albans, VT6,85845%9%
      Whitefish, MT6,85958%18%
      Newport, TN6,85651%4%
      Westville, IN6,86262%25%
      Mira Monte, CA6,86432%35%
      Galax, VA6,85881%64%
      Source: The Galax, 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.