Williamsburg school information

IndexWilliamsburgVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools181,59679,221
Total private schools755324,874
Total post-secondary schools11997,963
The Williamsburg, VA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Williamsburg public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 5% higher than than the Virginia average and 65% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Williamsburg public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 56.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Williamsburg are 65% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Williamsburg.
  • 92.6% of people in Williamsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Williamsburg have completed high school.
  • 56.7% of people in Williamsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Williamsburg

IndexWilliamsburgVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade92.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college80.2%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.4%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters28.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.8%1.7%1.3%

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

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Gloucester Courthouse, VA2,45892%87%
Yorktown, VA16587%77%
Gloucester Point, VA9,00078%59%
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Williamsburg, VA14,98881%65%

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Weston, WI14,98954%10%
Washougal, WA14,98752%6%
Tonawanda city, NY14,99149%0%
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Cloverly, MD14,97559%19%
Williamsburg, VA14,98881%65%
Source: The Williamsburg, 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.