Top 10 Best Virginia Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 119 blue ribbon public schools serving 65,246 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 Old Donation School, Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology and Poplar Tree 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 91% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 78% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Virginia Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Old Donation School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2509 Seaboard Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(757) 648-3240
Grades: 2-8
| 1,181 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
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
Grades: 9-12
| 1,786 students
Rank: #33.
Poplar Tree Elementary School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
13440 Melville Ln
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 633-7400
Grades: PK-6
| 762 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Arlington Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
855 N. Edison St
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-6290
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Sangster Elementary School
Math: 98% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7420 Reservation Dr
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 644-8200
Grades: PK-6
| 968 students
Rank: #66.
Hidden Valley High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5000 Titan Trail
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 776-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 882 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Emerick Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
440 S Nursery Ave
Purcellville, VA 20132
(540) 571-2440
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Haycock Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6616 Haycock Rd
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 531-4000
Grades: PK-6
| 967 students
Rank: #99.
Watauga Elementary School
Math: 98% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
23181 Watauga Rd
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 739-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Cosby High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
14300 Fox Club Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23112
(804) 639-8340
Grades: 9-12
| 2,186 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Hickory High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1996 Hawk Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 421-4295
Grades: 9-12
| 1,790 students
Rank: #1212.
Shady Grove Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
12200 Wyndham Lake Dr
Glen Allen, VA 23059
(804) 360-0825
Grades: PK-5
| 717 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Crystal Spring Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2620 Carolina Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 853-2976
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Hilton Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
303 Academy Rd., Highway 58
Hiltons, VA 24258
(276) 386-7430
Grades: PK-6
| 139 students
Rank: #1515.
Mary G. Porter Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(4)
15311 Forest Grove Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(703) 580-6501
Grades: 1-8
| 683 students
Rank: #1616.
Rural Point Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7161 Studley Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
(804) 723-3580
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #1717.
Deer Park Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11541 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23601
(757) 591-7470
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Elydale Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
128 Elydale Road
Ewing, VA 24248
(276) 445-4439
Grades: 5-7
| 146 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Galileo Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
230 S. Ridge St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 773-8186
Grades: 9-12
| 295 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Grandin Court Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2815 Spessard Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2867
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Greendale Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13092 Mcguffie Rd
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 739-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Keene Mill Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6310 Bardu Ave
Springfield, VA 22152
(703) 644-4700
Grades: PK-6
| 774 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Meadows Of Dan Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3003 Jeb Stuart Hwy
Meadows Of Dan, VA 24120
(276) 952-2424
Grades: PK-7
| 495 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Rural Retreat Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Martha Debord Way
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(276) 686-4125
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Virginia L. Murray Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3251 Morgantown Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 977-4599
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #2626.
Springfield Estates Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
6200 Charles Goff Dr
Springfield, VA 22150
(703) 921-2300
Grades: PK-6
| 903 students
Rank: #2727.
Deep Run High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4801 Twin Hickory Rd.
Glen Allen, VA 23059
(804) 364-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,793 students
Rank: #2828.
Midlothian High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
401 Charter Colony Pkwy.
Midlothian, VA 23114
(804) 378-2440
Grades: 9-12
| 1,686 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Great Neck Middle School
Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1848 North Great Neck Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 648-4550
Grades: 6-8
| 1,183 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Twin Hickory Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4900 Twin Hickory Lake Dr
Glen Allen, VA 23059
(804) 360-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 582 students
Rank: #3131.
Westbriar Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1741 Pine Valley Dr
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 937-1700
Grades: PK-6
| 858 students
Rank: #3232.
Open High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 S Pine St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4661
Grades: 9-12
| 181 students
Rank: #3333.
West Point High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2700 Mattaponi Ave
West Point, VA 23181
(804) 843-3630
Grades: 9-12
| 273 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
1819 Nickerson Blvd
Hampton, VA 23663
(757) 850-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 652 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
L.l. Beazley Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6700 Courthouse Rd
Prince George, VA 23875
(804) 733-2745
Grades: PK-5
| 606 students
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