Poquoson school information

IndexPoquosonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools41,59679,221
Total private schools155324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Poquoson, VA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Poquoson public schools have average test scores of 89% which is 14% higher than than the Virginia average and 80% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Poquoson public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 39.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Poquoson are 80% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Poquoson.
  • 93.5% of people in Poquoson have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Poquoson have completed high school.
  • 39.8% of people in Poquoson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Poquoson

IndexPoquosonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college69.8%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.7%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.8%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Poquoson, 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.