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Lorton school information

Index Lorton Virginia National
Average Test Scores84%79%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lorton are 75% 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

      Index Lorton Virginia National
      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%

      Lorton, VA School Districts

      • Fairfax County Public Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Lorton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lorton, VA schools is 84%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Lorton, VA, an average of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Oakton, VA36,46892%90.6%
      Burke, VA44,07790%86.7%
      Chantilly, VA23,82089%85.7%
      Clifton, VA30989%84.7%
      Vienna, VA16,53288%83.4%
      Lorton, VA20,92484%75.0%

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      Lorton, VA20,92484%75.0%
      Source: The Lorton, 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.