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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 4,654 students in Staunton, VA. Staunton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Staunton, VA are Riverheads High School, Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School and Arthur R. Ware Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Staunton, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 80% statewide average). Schools in Staunton have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Staunton, VA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Riverheads High School Math: 95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    19 Howardsville Rd
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 337-1921

    Grades: 9-12 | 460 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1101 N Coalter St
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3936

    Grades: K-5 | 427 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Arthur R. Ware Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    330 Grubert Avenue
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3938

    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Robert E. Lee High School Math: 72% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1200 N Coalter St
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3926

    Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Riverheads Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    239 Don Hanger Circle
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 337-2535

    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Beverley Manor Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    58 Cedar Green Rd
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 886-5806

    Grades: 6-8 | 714 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Bessie Weller Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 Greenville Ave
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3940

    Grades: K-5 | 380 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Shelburne Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Grubert Ave
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3930

    Grades: 6-8 | 655 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Virginia School For Blind Special Education School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 New Hope Road
    Staunton, VA 24402
    (540) 332-9014

    Grades: K-12 | 31 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Virginia School For Deaf Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 New Hope Road
    Staunton, VA 24402
    (540) 332-9014

    Grades: PK-12 | 55 students
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.
    Commonwealth Center For Children & Adolescents Special Education School
    1355 Richmond Road
    Staunton, VA 24402
    (540) 332-2126

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.
    Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Home Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    110 Montgomery Ave.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 886-6241

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Alternative Ed/genesis Alternative School
    1825 Richmond Road
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 213-6507

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.Dixon Educational Center, 1751
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3934

    Grades: PK | 74 students
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.
    Virginia School For The Deaf And Blind Elementary School Special Education School
    East Beverly Street
    Staunton, VA 24402
    (540) 332-9051

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.
    Virginia School For The Deaf And Blind High School Special Education School
    East Beverly Street
    Staunton, VA 24402
    (540) 332-9014

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.
    Virginia School For The Deaf And Blind Middle School Special Education School
    East Beverly Street
    Staunton, VA 24402
    (540) 332-9014

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-1811.- 18.
    Western St. Hosp. Ed. Pr. Special Education School
    1301 Richmond Avenue
    Staunton, VA 24402
    (540) 332-2126

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a student
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