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  • Gretna Elementary
  • Po Box 595, Gretna
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 572
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Mt. Airy Elementary
  • 100 Mt Airy Elementary Cir, Gretna
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 215
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Gretna High
  • Po Box 398, Gretna
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 576
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Gretna Middle School
  • 201 Coffey Street, Gretna
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 433
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

Gretna school information

Average Test Scores78%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools41,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Gretna, VA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gretna public schools have average test scores of 78% which is equal to than the Virginia average and 58% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gretna public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.8% have completed high school, 14.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Gretna

Completed 8th grade76.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school69.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college42.8%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.3%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.3%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.7%1.3%

Gretna, VA School Districts

Pittsylvania County Public Schools

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gretna. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gretna, VA schools is 78%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Gretna, VA, an average of 76.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Gretna schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gretna, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chatham, VA1,19786%74%
Altavista, VA3,47876%54%
Hurt, VA1,49872%46%
Gretna, VA1,22978%58%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Millbury, OH1,22984%70%
Foresthill, CA1,22941%17%
Hampton, NJ1,22957%15%
Jewell Junction, IA1,23087%76%
Assumption, IL1,22825%50%
Gretna, VA1,22978%58%
Source: The Gretna, 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.