Tappahannock school information

Average Test Scores68%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools41,59679,221
Total private schools255324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Tappahannock, VA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tappahannock public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 12% lower than than the Virginia average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tappahannock public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 20.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tappahannock are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Tappahannock.
  • 75.6% of people in Tappahannock have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in Tappahannock have completed high school.
  • 20.4% of people in Tappahannock have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tappahannock

Completed 8th grade75.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college41.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.4%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Central Garage, VA1,16784%71%
Warsaw, VA1,35881%65%
Montross, VA31376%53%
Tappahannock, VA2,05268%39%

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Moscow, PA2,05261%24%
Center, CO2,05212%77%
Pawling, NY2,05360%23%
Hinckley, IL2,05353%8%
Galesburg, MI2,05331%36%
Tappahannock, VA2,05268%39%
Source: The Tappahannock, 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.