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Avg. test scores 22%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 24%

Roanoke school information

IndexRoanokeVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores78%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools521,59679,221
Total private schools955324,874
Total post-secondary schools81997,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Roanoke are 58% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 52 public schools in Roanoke
  • 81.0% of people in Roanoke have completed 8th grade
  • 79.5% of people in Roanoke have completed high school
  • 22.9% of people in Roanoke have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Roanoke

      IndexRoanokeVirginiaNational
      Completed 8th grade81.0%85.9%84.3%
      Completed high school79.5%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college53.4%64.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.7%44.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.9%36.9%30.3%
      Completed masters8.4%15.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.0%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%

      Roanoke, VA School Districts

      • Roanoke County Public Schools
      • Roanoke City Public Schools

      There are a total of 52 public schools, 9 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Roanoke. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Roanoke, VA schools is 78%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Roanoke, VA, an average of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cloverdale, VA3,37191%84%
      Daleville, VA3,18091%84%
      Cave Spring, VA25,71990%83%
      Blue Ridge, VA2,97990%82%
      Glenvar, VA1,06290%82%
      Roanoke, VA99,32978%58%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Greeley, CO98,97522%55%
      Flint, MI98,91824%51%
      Kenosha, WI99,86537%25%
      Davie, FL98,71766%35%
      San Angelo, TX98,69462%25%
      Roanoke, VA99,32978%58%
      Source: The Roanoke, 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.