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  • A.p. Hill Elementary
  • 1450 Talley Avenue, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 465
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
73%
  • Walnut Hill Elementary
  • 300 S Boulevard, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 603
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
69%
  • Petersburg High
  • 3101 Johnson Road, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 783
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
56%
  • J.e.b. Stuart Elementary
  • 100 Pleasants Lane, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
52%
  • Robert E. Lee Elementary
  • 51 Gibbons St, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • Peabody Middle School
  • 725 Wesley St, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 7 · Students: 553
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
44%
  • Vernon Johns Jr. High
  • 3101 Homestead Drive, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 8 - 9 · Students: 579
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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  • Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr.
  • Po Box 4030, Petersburg
  • CENTRAL ST HOSP
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • Westview Early Childhood Ed. Center.
  • 1100 Patterson Street, Petersburg
  • PETERSBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 342
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Petersburg school information

IndexPetersburgVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores60%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools151,59679,221
Total private schools655324,874
Total post-secondary schools31997,963
The Petersburg, VA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Petersburg public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 23% lower than than the Virginia average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Petersburg public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.2% have completed high school, 16.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Petersburg

IndexPetersburgVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade75.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school73.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.6%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%

Petersburg, VA School Districts

Petersburg City Public Schools

There are a total of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Petersburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Petersburg, VA schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Petersburg, VA, an average of 75.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Petersburg 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 Petersburg, VA schools.

Source: The Petersburg, 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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