Top 3 Best Essex County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,224 students in Essex County, VA. Essex County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Essex County, VA are Tappahannock Elementary School, Essex Int. and Essex High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Essex County, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Essex County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Essex County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tappahannock Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Elementary School Circle
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-5301
Grades: PK-3
| 338 students
Rank: #22.
Essex Int.
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
912 Intermediate School Circle
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-3040
Grades: 4-7
| 376 students
Rank: #33.
Essex High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
833 High School Circle
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-4301
Grades: 8-12
| 510 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chesapeake Bay Gov. Sch.
Magnet School
109 North Cross St
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-0267
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students

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