Top 10 Best Virginia Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 112 blue ribbon public schools serving 61,123 students in Virginia.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Virginia are Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology, Arlington Traditional and Crystal Spring Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Virginia blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 85% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 88% (versus the 80% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Virginia Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6560 Braddock Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703) 750-8300

    1,786 student
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #22.
    Arlington Traditional Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    855 N. Edison St
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703) 228-6290

    540 students
    Year: 2012, 2019
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Crystal Spring Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2620 Carolina Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24014
    (540) 853-2976

    344 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Rural Retreat Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    100 Martha Debord Way
    Rural Retreat, VA 24368
    (276) 686-4125

    373 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #55.
    Shady Grove Elementary School Math: 98% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    12200 Wyndham Lake Dr
    Glen Allen, VA 23059
    (804) 360-0825

    717 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #66.
    Keene Mill Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6310 Bardu Ave
    Springfield, VA 22152
    (703) 644-4700

    774 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #77.
    Riverheads High School Math: 95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    19 Howardsville Rd
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 337-1921

    460 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #88.
    Cosby High School Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    14300 Fox Club Parkway
    Midlothian, VA 23112
    (804) 639-8340

    2,186 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #99.
    Hickory High School Math: 92% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1996 Hawk Blvd
    Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 421-4295

    1,790 student
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Haycock Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6616 Haycock Rd
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 531-4000

    967 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Westbriar Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1741 Pine Valley Dr
    Vienna, VA 22182
    (703) 937-1700

    858 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1212.
    Hidden Valley High School Math: 93% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5000 Titan Trail
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540) 776-7320

    882 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1313.
    Short Pump Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3425 Pump Rd
    Henrico, VA 23233
    (804) 360-0812

    567 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #1414.
    Poplar Tree Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13440 Melville Ln
    Chantilly, VA 20151
    (703) 633-7400

    762 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Deer Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11541 Jefferson Ave
    Newport News, VA 23601
    (757) 591-7470

    547 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Rural Point Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7161 Studley Road
    Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    (804) 723-3580

    501 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.
    Grandin Court Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2815 Spessard Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2867

    342 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.
    Virginia L. Murray Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3251 Morgantown Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434) 977-4599

    266 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.
    West Point High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2700 Mattaponi Ave
    West Point, VA 23181
    (804) 843-3630

    273 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #17-2017.- 20.
    Yuma Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    130 Grover Cleveland Lane
    Gate City, VA 24251
    (276) 386-3109

    191 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #2121.
    Twin Hickory Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4900 Twin Hickory Lake Dr
    Glen Allen, VA 23059
    (804) 360-4700

    582 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2222.
    Watauga Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    23181 Watauga Rd
    Abingdon, VA 24211
    (276) 739-3600

    565 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Emerick Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    440 S Nursery Ave
    Purcellville, VA 20132
    (540) 571-2440

    482 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Robious Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2801 Robious Crossing Dr.
    Midlothian, VA 23113
    (804) 378-2500

    652 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #2525.
    Deep Run High School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4801 Twin Hickory Rd.
    Glen Allen, VA 23059
    (804) 364-8000

    1,793 student
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2626.
    Midlothian High School Math: 88% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    401 Charter Colony Pkwy.
    Midlothian, VA 23114
    (804) 378-2440

    1,686 student
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Hilton Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    303 Academy Rd., Highway 58
    Hiltons, VA 24258
    (276) 386-7430

    139 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    St. Paul Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3200 Deacon Drive
    Saint Paul, VA 24283
    (276) 762-5941

    232 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2929.
    Winterpock Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9000 Elementary Way Loop
    Chesterfield, VA 23832
    (804) 763-5051

    1,047 student
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #3030.
    Open High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    600 S Pine St
    Richmond, VA 23220
    (804) 780-4661

    181 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Chancellor Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5995 Plank Rd
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    (540) 786-6123

    443 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Springfield Estates Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6200 Charles Goff Dr
    Springfield, VA 22150
    (703) 921-2300

    903 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #3333.
    Tunstall High School Math: 87% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    100 Trojan Cir
    Dry Fork, VA 24549
    (434) 724-7111

    948 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #3434.
    Belmont Station Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    20235 Nightwatch St.
    Ashburn, VA 20147
    (571) 252-2240

    713 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #3535.
    Cool Spring Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9964 Honey Meadows Rd
    Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    (804) 723-3560

    661 students
    Year: 2003
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