Reston school information

Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools101,59679,221
Total private schools655324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Reston, VA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Reston public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 8% higher than than the Virginia average and 71% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Reston public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.6% have completed high school, 66.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Reston are 71% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Reston.
  • 95.1% of people in Reston have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.6% of people in Reston have completed high school.
  • 66.9% of people in Reston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Reston

Completed 8th grade95.1%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.3%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors66.9%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters30.3%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.0%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Reston, 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.