Richlands school information

Average Test Scores82%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,221
Total private schools255324,874
Total post-secondary schools21997,963
The Richlands, VA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Richlands public schools have average test scores of 82% which is 5% higher than than the Virginia average and 66% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richlands public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.4% have completed high school, 14.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Richlands are 66% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Richlands.
  • 68.8% of people in Richlands have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.4% of people in Richlands have completed high school.
  • 14.8% of people in Richlands have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Richlands

Completed 8th grade68.8%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school66.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college42.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.8%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.7%1.3%

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

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Source: The Richlands, 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.