Top 5 Schools in This State

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Virginia based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Virginia at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

Academic Summary

Are the schools in Virginia offering opportunity for all students, or are some kids being left behind? Successful states are working to close the achievement gap.

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

Largest School Districts in Virginia

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Reviews From Schools in Virginia

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March 01, 2024
We have lived all over the world and sent our 5 kids to top private schools in Asia and America. We had what we considered great experiences at those schools, until we experienced VMS. We currently... More
Parent / Guardian
March 01, 2024
My two children are thriving at Chesapeake Academy. They both love their school, their teachers, and their friends. The small class size allows staff to really focus on each child’s individual needs... More
Review for Chesapeake Academy
Parent / Guardian
March 01, 2024
My kids where re-zoned here from Mill Run Elementary and I couldn't be happier. The principal is so great, everyone at the school is really friendly, the school is so nice and beautiful. They are very... More
Review for Waxpool Elementary