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For the 2021 school year, there are 88 public schools serving 68,986 students in Virginia Beach, VA. Virginia Beach has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Virginia Beach, VA are North Landing Elementary School, Kingston Elementary School and Thoroughgood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Virginia Beach, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 80% statewide average). Schools in Virginia Beach have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Virginia Beach, VA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    North Landing Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2929 N Landing Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3160

    Grades: PK-5 | 461 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Kingston Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3532 Kings Grant Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 648-2840

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Thoroughgood Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1444 Dunstan Ln
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-3920

    Grades: PK-5 | 685 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Red Mill Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1860 Sandbridge Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3560

    Grades: PK-5 | 641 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Creeds Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    920 Princess Anne Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23457
    (757) 648-2400

    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Salem High School Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1993 Sun Devil Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 22464
    (757) 648-5650

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,753 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Princess Anne Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2444 Seaboard Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3480

    Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Ocean Lakes High School Magnet School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    885 Schuman Drive
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5550

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,111 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Linkhorn Park Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    977 First Colonial Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2920

    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    John B. Dey Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1900 N Great Neck Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2440

    Grades: PK-5 | 817 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Rosemont Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1257 Rosemont Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 648-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Salem Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3961 Salem Lakes Blvd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3680

    Grades: PK-5 | 490 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Old Donation School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2509 Seaboard Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3240

    Grades: 2-8 | 1,181 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Trantwood Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2344 Inlynnview Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4000

    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Three Oaks Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2201 Elson Green Avenue
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3960

    Grades: PK-5 | 753 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Tallwood Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2025 Kempsville Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-3840

    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Landstown High School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2001 Concert Dr.
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,199 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    First Colonial High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1272 Mill Dam Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,849 student
  • Rank: #1919.
    Tallwood High School Math: 84% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1668 Kempsville Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,998 student
  • Rank: #2020.
    Strawbridge Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2553 Strawbridge Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3800

    Grades: PK-5 | 674 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Frank W. Cox High School Math: 82% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2425 Shorehaven Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5250

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,858 student
  • Rank: #2222.
    Kempsville Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    570 Kempsville Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-2720

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Green Run Collegiate Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1700 Dahlia Drive, Attn: Barb
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 263-1264

    Grades: 9-12 | 336 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Ocean Lakes Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1616 Upton Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Floyd Kellam High School Math: 80% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2665 West Neck Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,058 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Centerville Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2201 Centerville Tnpk
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-2200

    Grades: PK-5 | 730 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    New Castle Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4136 Dam Neck Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3080

    Grades: PK-5 | 785 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Landstown Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2212 Recreation Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-2880

    Grades: PK-5 | 782 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Arrowhead Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5549 Susquehanna Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 648-2040

    Grades: PK-5 | 510 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Princess Anne High School Math: 80% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4400 Virginia Beach Blvd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 648-5600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,799 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Christopher Farms Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2828 Pleasant Acres Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 648-2240

    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Holland Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3340 Holland Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 648-2640

    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Corporate Landing Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1590 Corporate Landing Pkwy
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2360

    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
  • Rank: #34-3734.- 37.
    Alanton Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1441 Stephens Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2000

    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
  • Rank: #34-3734.- 37.
    Malibu Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3632 Edinburgh Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 648-3040

    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
  • Show 53 more public schools in Virginia Beach, VA (out of 88 total schools)
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