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Independence school information

Index Independence Virginia National
Average Test Scores85%79%48%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools51,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Independence are 77% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Independence
  • 72.1% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade
  • 66.3% of people in Independence have completed high school
  • 3.4% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Independence

      Index Independence Virginia National
      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 85%. 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.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Sugar Grove, VA82785%77.1%
      Fries, VA49985%76.0%
      Galax, VA6,40284%75.7%
      Sparta, NC1,87841%14.6%
      Independence, VA1,10185%77.1%

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      Independence, VA1,10185%77.1%
      Source: The Independence, VA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.