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95%
  • George W. Carver Elementary
  • 1110 W Leigh St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
95%
  • Godwin High
  • 2101 Pump Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,811
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
91%
  • Richmond Community High
  • 201 E Brookland Park Boulevard, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 215
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
90%
  • Mary Munford Elementary
  • 211 Westmoreland Street, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
89%
  • Gayton Elementary
  • 12481 Church Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 566
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
88%
  • Monacan High
  • 11501 Smoketree Dr., Richmond
  • CHESTERFIELD CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,411
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
87%
  • Three Chopt Elementary
  • 1600 Skipwith Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 292
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
87%
  • Fairfield Court Elementary
  • 2510 Phaup St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
86%
  • Open High
  • 600 S Pine St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 183
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
85%
  • J.b. Fisher Elementary
  • 3701 Garden Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 367
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
83%
  • William Fox Elementary
  • 2300 Hanover Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
82%
  • George Wythe High
  • 4314 Crutchfield St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 908
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
82%
  • Pemberton Elementary
  • 1400 Pemberton Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 316
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
82%
  • John B. Cary Elementary
  • 3021 Maplewood Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 295
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
82%
  • Tucker High
  • 2910 Parham Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,645
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
81%
  • Huguenot High
  • 7945 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,385
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
80%
  • Baker Elementary
  • 6651 Willson Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
80%
  • Varina High
  • 7053 Messer Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,706
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
79%
  • Franklin Military Academy
  • 701 North 37th Street, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 359
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
78%
  • Skipwith Elementary
  • 2401 Skipwith Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 547
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
77%
  • Broad Rock Elementary
  • 4615 Ferguson Ln, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 825
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
77%
  • Crestview Elementary
  • 1901 Charles St, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 403
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
77%
  • John Marshall High
  • 4225 Old Brook Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 767
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
76%
  • Henrico High
  • 302 Azalea Ave, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,704
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
75%
  • Byrd Middle School
  • 9400 Quioccasin Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,031
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
75%
  • Southampton Elementary
  • 3333 Cheverly Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 476
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
73%
  • Longan Elementary
  • 9200 Mapleview Ave, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 439
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
72%
  • J.e.b. Stuart Elementary
  • 3101 Fendall Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 381
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
70%
  • Linwood Holton Elementary
  • 1600 W. Laburnum Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 576
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
69%
  • Thomas Jefferson High
  • 4100 W Grace St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 867
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
68%
  • Albert Hill Middle School
  • 3400 Patterson Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 506
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
68%
  • Ward Elementary
  • 3400 Darbytown Road, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 563
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
67%
  • Bellevue Elementary
  • 2301 E Grace St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 337
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
66%
  • Adams Elementary
  • 600 S Laburnum Ave, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
66%
  • Elizabeth D. Redd Elementary
  • 5601 Jahnke Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 465
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
65%
  • Varina Elementary
  • 2551 New Market Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 360
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
65%
  • Ginter Park Elementary
  • 3817 Chamberlayne Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 468
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
64%
  • Miles Jones Elementary
  • 200 Beaufont Hill Drive, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
62%
  • J.l. Francis Elementary
  • 5146 Snead Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 551
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
60%
  • Fairfield Middle School
  • 5121 Nine Mile Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 983
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • Patrick Henry School Of Science And Arts
  • P.o. Box 2459, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 300
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
58%
  • Lucille M. Brown Middle School
  • 6300 Jahnke Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 741
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
57%
  • Blackwell Elementary
  • 1600 Everett St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 664
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
57%
  • E.s.h. Greene Elementary
  • 1745 Catalina Dr, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
56%
  • Binford Middle School
  • 1701 Floyd Ave, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 214
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
56%
  • Johnson Elementary
  • 5600 Bethlehem Rd, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 534
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
55%
  • Westover Hills Elementary
  • 1211 Jahnke Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 441
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
55%
  • Laburnum Elementary
  • 500 Meriwether Ave, Richmond
  • HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 602
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
54%
  • Thomas C. Boushall Middle School
  • 3400 Hopkins Rd, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
52%
  • George Mason Elementary
  • 813 N 28th St, Richmond
  • RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 481
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Richmond school information

IndexRichmondVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores64%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools1351,59679,221
Total private schools4955324,874
Total post-secondary schools171997,963
The Richmond, VA educational system consists of 135 public schools, 49 private schools and 17 post-secondary schools. Richmond public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 17% lower than than the Virginia average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richmond public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.1% have completed high school, 36.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Richmond

IndexRichmondVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.2%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.5%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.7%1.3%

There are a total of 135 public schools, 49 private schools and 17 post-secondary schools in Richmond. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Richmond, VA schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Richmond, VA, an average of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Richmond 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 Richmond, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wyndham, VA10,09797%97%
Enon, VA3,98193%89%
Short Pump, VA27,09992%86%
Glen Allen, VA16,52487%77%
Mechanicsville, VA37,20187%77%
Richmond, VA216,77364%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boise, ID218,67750%2%
San Bernardino, CA214,58120%58%
Des Moines, IA212,85960%23%
Birmingham, AL212,42422%55%
Spokane, WA212,07848%3%
Richmond, VA216,77364%31%
Source: The Richmond, 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.