Top 10 Best Staunton City Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 4,598 students in Staunton City, VA (there are 6 private schools, serving 619 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Staunton City, VA are educated in public schools (compared to the VA state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Staunton City, VA are Riverheads High School, Riverheads Elementary School and Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Staunton City, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Virginia public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Staunton City have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Staunton City Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Riverheads High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19 Howardsville Rd
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 337-1921
Grades: 9-12
| 477 students
Rank: #22.
Riverheads Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
239 Don Hanger Circle
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 337-2535
Grades: PK-5
| 699 students
Rank: #33.
Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1101 N Coalter St
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-3936
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #44.
Staunton High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1200 N Coalter St
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-3926
Grades: 9-12
| 840 students
Rank: #55.
A. R. Ware Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
330 Grubert Avenue
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-3938
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #66.
Beverley Manor Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
58 Cedar Green Rd
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 886-5806
Grades: 6-8
| 616 students
Rank: #77.
Shelburne Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Grubert Ave
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-3930
Grades: 6-8
| 599 students
Rank: #88.
Bessie Weller Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Greenville Ave
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-3940
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Vsdb Elementary School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
104 Vsdb Dr.
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-9051
Grades: PK-5
| 7 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Vsdb Middle School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
104 Vsdb Dr.
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-9014
Grades: 6-8
| 18 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ccca
Special Education School
1355 Richmond Road
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-2126
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
110 Montgomery Ave.
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 886-6241
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dixon Educational Center, 1751
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-3934
Grades: PK
| 114 students
Rank: n/an/a
Vsdb High School
Special Education School
104 Vsdb Dr.
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-9014
Grades: 9-12
| 41 students
Rank: n/an/a
Western St. Hosp. Ed. Pr.
Special Education School
1301 Richmond Avenue
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-2126
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Staunton City, VA

Staunton City Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
330 Grubert Ave
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-3938
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
116 Cedar Green Rd
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 885-8024
Grades: PK-5
| 318 students
1825 Richmond Road
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 213-6507
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
301 Greenville Ave
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 332-7500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
100 New Hope Road
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-9014
Grades: K-12
| 31 students
100 New Hope Road
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-9014
Grades: PK-12
| 55 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Staunton City, VA?
The top ranked public schools in Staunton City, VA include Riverheads High School, Riverheads Elementary School and Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Staunton City, VA?
15 public schools are located in Staunton City, VA.
What percentage of students in Staunton City, VA go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Staunton City, VA are educated in public schools (compared to the VA state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Staunton City, VA?
Staunton City, VA public schools minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public schools average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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