2010 City Rankings - Virginia High Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by Virginia to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for high schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all high schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

SOL Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Geography
  • Geometry
  • Reading
  • VA & US History
  • World History I
  • World History II
  • Writing
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
4St. Paul, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 195
87.00 5
8Gate City, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 504
80.28 59
9West Point, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 252
79.86 3
10Pound, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 242
79.73 6
18Buchanan, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 486
73.13 18
19Poquoson, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 870
72.82 7
12Vienna, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,347
72.72 2
43Mclean, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,976
72.61 40
35Fairfax, Virginia
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 8,619
71.31 20
25Grundy, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 472
71.29 20
27Palmyra, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,189
70.65 61
28Altavista, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 771
69.89 12
34Nickelsville, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 283
69.46 13
37Crozet, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,063
68.77 8
38Monterey, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 142
67.30 28
39Stuart, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 995
66.93 13
109Mechanicsville, Virginia
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,551
65.74 98
40Mineral, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,471
65.52 41
46Daleville, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,062
63.71 77
72Ashburn, Virginia
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,954
63.60 52
6Yorktown, Virginia
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,683
63.09 12
97Chantilly, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 5,620
61.84 75
51Lorton, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,907
61.54 7
52Nokesville, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,626
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award61.47 12
64Salem, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,967
61.21 36
53South Hill, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 767
60.95 18
54Burke, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,789
60.92 17
55Luray, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 537
60.91 9
56Potomac Falls, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,535
60.82 31
57Dry Fork, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 817
60.80 30
60Saluda, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 413
60.43 36
61Big Stone Gap, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 542
60.33 33
67Stafford, Virginia
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 7,221
60.02 50
62Purcellville, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,659
59.97 4
63Hurley, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 257
59.94 40
66Duffield, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 303
59.62 42
68Emporia, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 784
59.23 12
69Powhatan, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,419
58.63 12
75Swoope, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 607
57.40 32
73Strasburg, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 672
57.37 34
74Penn Laird, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,355
57.11 4
45Bristol, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,310
57.03 17
77Pilgrim Knob, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 286
56.65 9
80Rustburg, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 932
56.29 31
78Ridgeway, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,002
56.20 4
82Haymarket, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,896
56.00 49
85Stephens City, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,592
54.63 5
86Ashland, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,505
54.40 23
87Wytheville, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 474
54.15 43
90Damascus, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 300
53.52 55
91Wise, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 471
53.00 18
93Haysi, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 284
52.94 5
95Norton, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 322
52.87 2
98Fort Defiance, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 860
52.48 6
99Naruna, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 633
52.36 15
235Midlothian, Virginia
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 9,183
52.34 223
241Falls Church, Virginia
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 5,438
52.18 222
100Forest, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,302
52.02 35
33Chesapeake, Virginia
High Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 13,217
51.81 2
106Lovingston, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 581
51.81 19
101Lebanon, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 572
51.79 41
102Warsaw, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 387
51.77 23
103Rocky Gap, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 199
51.61 71
105Floyd, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 806
51.13 36
107Glade Spring, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 446
50.94 66
110South Riding, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,601
50.89 56
111Smithfield, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,279
50.51 32
112Buckingham, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 706
50.29 11
114Bluefield, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 553
50.06 65
115Radford, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 438
49.70 85
116Goochland, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 764
49.46 42
117Rural Retreat, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 361
49.40 46
119Stuarts Draft, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 759
49.22 40
121King William, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 641
48.95 7
122Abingdon, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 968
48.64 20
124Washington, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 372
47.89 5
126Narrows, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 327
47.26 41
127Quicksburg, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 541
47.20 10
271Springfield, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,130
47.19 237
128Skipwith, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 667
46.93 21
129Broadway, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,107
46.77 37
130New Kent, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 936
46.30 41
131Richlands, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 796
46.19 25
132Nora, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 213
46.15 20
134Chincoteague, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 301
45.92 96
135Bassett, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,214
45.73 59
138Vinton, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,184
45.42 56
139Courtland, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 892
45.26 83
147Castlewood, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 357
44.98 140
92Staunton, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,310
44.73 27
143Bridgewater, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,116
44.70 65
167Williamsburg, Virginia
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,151
44.62 125
104Leesburg, Virginia
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,443
44.57 38
193Virginia Beach, Virginia
High Schools: 11 | Total Enrollment: 22,535
44.49 148
70Charlottesville, Virginia
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,262
44.35 17
144Clifton, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,278
44.34 80
146Chatham, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 664
44.30 51
11Roanoke, Virginia
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 6,602
43.40 3
257Richmond, Virginia
High Schools: 16 | Total Enrollment: 20,565
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award43.28 256
150Mathews, Virginia
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 429
43.27 75
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