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99%
  • Kemps Landing/old Donation School
  • 2509 Seaboard Road, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 2 - 8 · Students: 1,098
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
96%
  • Kingston Elementary
  • 3532 Kings Grant Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 552
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
94%
  • Princess Anne Middle School
  • 2323 Holland Road, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,474
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
93%
  • Great Neck Middle School
  • 1848 North Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,161
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
93%
  • Ocean Lakes High
  • 885 Schuman Drive, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,196
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
92%
  • Strawbridge Elementary
  • 2553 Strawbridge Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 683
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
92%
  • Red Mill Elementary
  • 1860 Sandbridge Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 685
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
91%
  • North Landing Elementary
  • 2929 N Landing Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 463
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
91%
  • Thoroughgood Elementary
  • 1444 Dunstan Ln, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 737
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
91%
  • Princess Anne Elementary
  • 2444 Seaboard Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
90%
  • John B. Dey Elementary
  • 1900 N Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 830
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
90%
  • Salem High
  • 1993 Sun Devil Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,810
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
90%
  • Creeds Elementary
  • 920 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 305
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
90%
  • First Colonial High
  • 1272 Mill Dam Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,056
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
89%
  • Hermitage Elementary
  • 1701 Pleasure House Road, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 658
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
89%
  • Three Oaks Elementary
  • 2201 Elson Green Avenue, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 756
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
88%
  • Floyd Kellam High
  • 2665 West Neck Road, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,008
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
88%
  • Fairfield Elementary
  • 5428 Providence Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 529
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
88%
  • Tallwood High
  • 1668 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,002
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
88%
  • Frank W. Cox High
  • 2425 Shorehaven Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,898
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
88%
  • Landstown Elementary
  • 2212 Recreation Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 777
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
87%
  • Trantwood Elementary
  • 2344 Inlynnview Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
87%
  • Alanton Elementary
  • 1441 Stephens Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 694
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
87%
  • Tallwood Elementary
  • 2025 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
87%
  • Kempsville Elementary
  • 570 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 535
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
86%
  • Bayside High
  • 4960 Haygood Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,923
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
86%
  • Princess Anne High
  • 4400 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,810
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
86%
  • Centerville Elementary
  • 2201 Centerville Tnpk, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 714
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
85%
  • Shelton Park Elementary
  • 1700 Shelton Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 458
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
85%
  • Salem Elementary
  • 3961 Salem Lakes Blvd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 474
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
85%
  • New Castle Elementary
  • 4136 Dam Neck Road, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 801
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
85%
  • Rosemont Elementary
  • 1257 Rosemont Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 472
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
85%
  • Kempsville High
  • 5194 Chief Trail, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,580
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
85%
  • Malibu Elementary
  • 3632 Edinburgh Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
85%
  • Virginia Beach Middle School
  • 600 25th St, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 886
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
85%
  • Linkhorn Park Elementary
  • 977 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 742
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
84%
  • Christopher Farms Elementary
  • 2828 Pleasant Acres Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 651
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
84%
  • Glenwood Elementary
  • 2213 Round Hill Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,001
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
84%
  • Arrowhead Elementary
  • 5549 Susquehanna Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
84%
  • W.t. Cooke Elementary
  • 1501 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
84%
  • Landstown High
  • 2001 Concert Dr., Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
83%
  • Pembroke Elementary
  • 4622 Jericho Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 508
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
83%
  • Indian Lakes Elementary
  • 1240 Homestead Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 562
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
83%
  • Salem Middle School
  • 2380 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,041
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
83%
  • Kempsville Middle School
  • 860 Churchill Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 795
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
82%
  • Holland Elementary
  • 3340 Holland Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 577
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
82%
  • Providence Elementary
  • 4968 Providence Rd, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
81%
  • Kempsville Meadows Elementary
  • 736 Edwin Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 534
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
81%
  • Pembroke Meadows Elementary
  • 820 Cathedral Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 458
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
81%
  • Landstown Middle School
  • 2204 Recreation Dr, Virginia Beach
  • VA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,506
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Virginia Beach school information

IndexVirginia BeachVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores82%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools901,59679,221
Total private schools3755324,874
Total post-secondary schools211997,963
The Virginia Beach, VA educational system consists of 90 public schools, 37 private schools and 21 post-secondary schools. Virginia Beach public schools have average test scores of 82% which is 5% higher than than the Virginia average and 67% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Virginia Beach public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.7% have completed high school, 34.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Virginia Beach

IndexVirginia BeachVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college70.9%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.2%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters11.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.7%1.3%

Virginia Beach, VA School Districts

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

There are a total of 90 public schools, 37 private schools and 21 post-secondary schools in Virginia Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Virginia Beach, VA schools is 82%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Virginia Beach, VA, an average of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach, VA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%
Atlanta, GA456,37828%44%
Omaha, NE443,07272%47%
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%
Miami, FL432,62247%5%
Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%
Source: The Virginia Beach, 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.
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