Top 10 Best Bristol Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 4,262 students in Bristol, VA. Bristol has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Bristol, VA are High Point Elementary School, Washington-lee Elementary School and Wallace Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bristol, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 85% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Bristol have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Bristol, VA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
High Point Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14091 Sinking Creek Rd
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 642-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 592 students
Rank: #22.
Washington-lee Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Washington Lee Dr
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 201 students
Rank: #33.
Wallace Middle School
Math: 90% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13077 Wallace Pike
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 642-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 480 students
Rank: #44.
John S. Battle High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21264 Battle Hill Dr
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 642-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 617 students
Rank: #55.
Virginia High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1200 Long Crescent Dr
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5858
Grades: 9-12
| 647 students
Rank: #66.
Valley Institute Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4350 Gate City Highway
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 642-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 310 students
Rank: #77.
Stonewall Jackson Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2045 Euclid Ave
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5740
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #88.
Highland View Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1405 Eads St
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5710
Grades: PK-5
| 175 students
Rank: #99.
Virginia Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Piedmont Avenue
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5660
Grades: 6-8
| 518 students
Rank: #1010.
Joseph Van Pelt Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Spring Hill Terrace
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5770
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Crossroads Alternative/bristol City
Alternative School
C/o Bristol City Public Schls,
Bristol, VA 24201
(540) 669-8181
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Day Treatment Program
Special Education School
351 Old Airport Road
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 645-4722
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Highlands Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: <50%
2105 Shakesville Road
Bristol, VA 24203
(276) 466-7817
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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