Rural Retreat school information

IndexRural RetreatVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,221
Total private schoolsn/a55324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Rural Retreat, VA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rural Retreat public schools have average test scores of 85% which is 9% higher than than the Virginia average and 72% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rural Retreat public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.4% have completed high school, 20.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rural Retreat are 72% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Rural Retreat.
  • 81.4% of people in Rural Retreat have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.4% of people in Rural Retreat have completed high school.
  • 20.0% of people in Rural Retreat have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rural Retreat

IndexRural RetreatVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school80.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.7%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.0%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.7%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marion, VA5,89177%57%
Wytheville, VA8,16777%56%
Bland, VA45876%53%
Troutdale, VA14375%51%
Atkins, VA95970%41%
Rural Retreat, VA1,58685%72%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Burkesville, KY1,58643%12%
Kettleman City, CA1,58622%55%
Moville, IA1,58785%72%
Fall River, WI1,58440%20%
Oskaloosa, KS1,58427%45%
Rural Retreat, VA1,58685%72%
Source: The Rural Retreat, 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.