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  • Independence Elementary
  • Po Box 429, Independence
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 225
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Grayson County High
  • Po Box 828, Independence
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 702
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Independence Middle School
  • Po Box 155, Independence
  • Grades: 6 - 7 · Students: 178
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

Independence school information

Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Independence, VA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Independence public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 5% higher than than the Virginia average and 65% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Independence public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.3% have completed high school, 3.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Independence

Completed 8th grade72.1%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school66.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college32.7%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.9%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.4%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters0.4%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.7%1.3%

Independence, VA School Districts

Grayson County Public Schools

There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Independence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Independence, VA schools is 81%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Independence, VA, an average of 72.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 66.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Independence 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 Independence, VA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Galax, VA6,85881%64%
Sugar Grove, VA72070%41%
Fries, VA45265%31%
Sparta, NC1,72646%6%
Independence, VA1,00881%65%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ashton, IL1,00820%60%
Dayton, WY1,00820%59%
George, IA1,00780%62%
Groveland, ID1,00732%35%
Kinmundy, IL1,00725%50%
Independence, VA1,00881%65%
Source: The Independence, 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.