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Avg. test scores 5%
High school dipl. 19%
Bachelors degree 170%

Great Falls school information

IndexGreat FallsVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores95%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools21,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Great Falls are 93% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Great Falls
  • 98.7% of people in Great Falls have completed 8th grade
  • 98.5% of people in Great Falls have completed high school
  • 81.9% of people in Great Falls have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Great Falls

      IndexGreat FallsVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade98.7%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school98.5%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college92.9%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree85.4%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors81.9%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters45.2%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree19.4%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate7.1%1.7%1.3%

      Great Falls, VA School Districts

      • Fairfax County Public Schools

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Great Falls. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Great Falls, VA schools is 95%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Great Falls, VA, an average of 98.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 98.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Floris, VA7,87695%93%
      Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
      McLean, VA48,86795%92%
      Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
      Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
      Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      East San Gabriel, CA15,78760%22%
      Grosse Pointe Woods, MI15,78570%41%
      North Arlington, NJ15,78848%3%
      Jasper, IN15,79078%58%
      Walnut Park, CA15,79123%54%
      Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%
      Source: The Great Falls, 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.