Top 10 Best Smyth County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 4,431 students in Smyth County, VA. Smyth County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Smyth County, VA are Rich Valley Elementary School, Northwood High School and Northwood Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Smyth County, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Smyth County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Smyth County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rich Valley Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
196 Long Hollow Rd
Saltville, VA 24370
(276) 624-3314
Grades: PK-5
| 159 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Northwood High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
305 Panther Ln
Saltville, VA 24370
(276) 496-7751
Grades: 9-12
| 281 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Northwood Middle School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
156 Long Hollow Rd
Saltville, VA 24370
(276) 624-3341
Grades: 6-8
| 177 students
Rank: #44.
Chilhowie High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1160 Lee Hwy
Chilhowie, VA 24319
(276) 646-8966
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #55.
Chilhowie Middle School
Math: 94% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1160 Lee Hwy
Chilhowie, VA 24319
(276) 646-3942
Grades: 6-8
| 331 students
Rank: #66.
Saltville Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1013 E Main St
Saltville, VA 24370
(276) 496-4751
Grades: PK-5
| 210 students
Rank: #77.
Sugar Grove Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
242 Teas Rd
Sugar Grove, VA 24375
(276) 783-2459
Grades: PK-5
| 118 students
Rank: #88.
Marion Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
188 Star Mountain Dr
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 783-3021
Grades: PK-5
| 359 students
Rank: #99.
Marion Senior High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
848 Stage St
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 783-4731
Grades: 9-12
| 656 students
Rank: #1010.
Atkins Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5903 Lee Hwy
Atkins, VA 24311
(276) 783-3366
Grades: PK-5
| 212 students
Rank: #1111.
Marion Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
134 Wilden St
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 783-4466
Grades: 6-8
| 515 students
Rank: #1212.
Oak Point Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
138 Oak Point Dr
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 783-2609
Grades: PK-5
| 430 students
Rank: #1313.
Chilhowie Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Lee Hwy
Chilhowie, VA 24319
(276) 646-8220
Grades: PK-5
| 581 students
Smyth County Career & Technical Center
Vocational School
147 Fox Valley Rd
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 646-8117
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute
Special Education School
340 Bagley Circle
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 783-1222
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Smyth County, VA

Smyth County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
110 Wright St
Marion, VA 24354
(540) 783-7154
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
848 Stage St
Sugar Grove, VA 24375
(276) 783-2459
Grades: PK-8
| 177 students

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