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  • Herndon Middle School
  • 901 Locust St, Herndon
  • FAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 1,063
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
62%
  • Hutchison Elementary
  • 13209 Parcher Ave, Herndon
  • FAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 985
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
59%
  • Herndon Elementary
  • 630 Dranesville Rd, Herndon
  • FAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 940
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Herndon school information

IndexHerndonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores64%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools121,59679,221
Total private schools1055324,874
Total post-secondary schools21997,963
The Herndon, VA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Herndon public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 18% lower than than the Virginia average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Herndon public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 48.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Herndon

IndexHerndonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college65.3%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.4%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.7%1.3%

Herndon, VA School Districts

Fairfax County Public Schools

There are a total of 12 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Herndon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Herndon, VA schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Herndon, VA, an average of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Herndon 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 Herndon, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Floris, VA7,87695%93%
Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Herndon, VA24,41564%29%

Cities with similar population

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Holt, MI24,41841%17%
South Bradenton, FL24,42838%24%
Norfolk, NE24,39881%65%
San Fernando, CA24,39623%54%
San Benito, TX24,44260%21%
Herndon, VA24,41564%29%
Source: The Herndon, 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.
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