Springfield school information

Average Test Scores76%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools231,59679,221
Total private schools1555324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Springfield, VA educational system consists of 23 public schools, 15 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Springfield public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 2% lower than than the Virginia average and 54% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Springfield public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 40.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Springfield are 54% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Springfield.
  • 83.8% of people in Springfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in Springfield have completed high school.
  • 40.7% of people in Springfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Springfield

Completed 8th grade83.8%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college63.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.2%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters16.4%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Floris, VA7,87695%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Springfield, VA29,95276%54%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Pablo, CA29,99117%65%
Carney, MD29,88944%10%
North Chicago, IL30,02312%76%
Walnut, CA30,02666%35%
Mount Juliet, TN29,85370%42%
Springfield, VA29,95276%54%
Source: The Springfield, 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.