Lorton school information

IndexLortonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Lorton, VA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lorton public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 4% higher than than the Virginia average and 65% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lorton public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.7% have completed high school, 45.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lorton are 65% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Lorton.
  • 92.3% of people in Lorton have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Lorton have completed high school.
  • 45.6% of people in Lorton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lorton

IndexLortonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade92.3%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school91.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college71.9%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.0%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.6%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters19.9%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
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Pimmit Hills, VA6,51191%85%
Franklin Farm, VA19,30391%84%
Lorton, VA20,17381%65%

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Lorton, VA20,17381%65%
Source: The Lorton, 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.