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87%
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary
  • 215 Pleasant Valley Rd, Harrisonburg
  • ROCKINGHAM CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 244
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
78%
  • Harrisonburg High
  • 1001 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,520
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Waterman Elementary
  • 451 Chicago Ave, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 545
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Stone Spring Elementary
  • 1575 Peach Grove Ave, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
77%
  • Lacey Spring Elementary
  • 8621 North Valley Pike, Harrisonburg
  • ROCKINGHAM CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 249
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
77%
  • Keister Elementary
  • 100 Maryland Avenue, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
73%
  • Mountain View Elementary
  • 2800 Rawley Pike, Harrisonburg
  • ROCKINGHAM CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 503
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • Smithland Elementary
  • 474 Linda Lane, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Thomas Harrison Middle School
  • 1311 W. Market Street, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 813
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
61%
  • Skyline Middle School
  • 470 Linda Lane, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 788
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • Spotswood Elementary
  • 400 Mountain View Drive, Harrisonburg
  • HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 438
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
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Harrisonburg school information

IndexHarrisonburgVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores73%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools91,59679,221
Total private schools655324,874
Total post-secondary schools31997,963
The Harrisonburg, VA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Harrisonburg public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 7% lower than than the Virginia average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harrisonburg public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.1% have completed high school, 36.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Harrisonburg

IndexHarrisonburgVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college58.9%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.7%1.3%

There are a total of 9 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Harrisonburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harrisonburg, VA schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Harrisonburg, VA, an average of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Harrisonburg 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 Harrisonburg, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grottoes, VA2,75187%77%
Bridgewater, VA5,90687%76%
Elkton, VA2,79385%74%
Broadway, VA3,79583%69%
Timberville, VA2,59181%65%
Harrisonburg, VA51,97973%48%

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Oak Park, IL51,98958%17%
Milford city, CT52,00552%6%
Aspen Hill, MD52,02837%26%
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Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,86559%20%
Harrisonburg, VA51,97973%48%
Source: The Harrisonburg, 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.