Hampton school information

IndexHamptonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores71%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools421,59679,221
Total private schools1455324,874
Total post-secondary schools41997,963
The Hampton, VA educational system consists of 42 public schools, 14 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Hampton public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 8% lower than than the Virginia average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hampton public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.0% have completed high school, 24.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hampton are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Hampton.
  • 85.9% of people in Hampton have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.0% of people in Hampton have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Hampton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hampton

IndexHamptonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college62.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.0%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hampton (high school & post-secondary)

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Hampton, VA136,78971%45%

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Source: The Hampton, 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.