What Are The Top School Districts in Hampton Roads Virginia?
Finding a house that fits all your needs can be very difficult and time-consuming. You want to find a good neighborhood and also a good school system is very important to accomplish this. All of this is critical in finding the perfect house for your family and you. To help make this decision when moving to Hampton Roads, in this blog you will learn the best school districts in Hampton Roads Virginia according to both niche.com and schooldigger.com. I hope you use this information to help you be more comfortable with the transition into a new area of Hampton Roads, Virginia.
Top School Districts in Hampton Roads, Virginia According To Schooldigger
According to schooldigger.com, the top school districts in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area are as follows: Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Hampton, Virginia. According to this site, the top school district in the Hampton Roads area is Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Schooldigger.com states that the Virginia Beach, Virginia school district is 16th out of 131 school districts in the state of Virginia. According to Schooldigger.com, the city of Virginia Beach has 55 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, and 12 high schools. In total the Virginia Beach school district serves roughly around 66,000 students every year. The next best district in Hampton Roads, Virginia would be Chesapeake, Virginia according to this website.
Chesapeake is 23rd out of 131 school districts in Virginia, according to schooldigger.com. While smaller than Virginia Beach, there are 28 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, and 7 high schools in this city. Schooldigger.com states, in total Chesapeake school district has roughly around 41,000 students that attend school each year. Moving along the next top district in Hampton Roads, Virginia is Hampton VA.
Even though Hampton VA is the third ranked school in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area, its ranking is sits right in the middle of all the Virginia school districts, according to schooldigger.com. The actual number of schools in each category is a lot smaller compared to Virginia Beach and Chesapeake because of its size. There are a total of 21 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 4 high schools according to schooldigger.com. In total the number of students attending each year, is close to 20,000.
Top School Districts in Hampton Roads, Virginia According to Niche.com
Niche.com is a great resource to really get down into the nitty gritty details of every school district in Virginia and the United States. Niche.com gives an overall grade to each school district that it lists. The number one school district in Hampton Roads, Virginia according to Niche.com is Virginia Beach, Virginia with an overall grade of an A, Chesapeake, Virginia is 2nd in the area with an overall grade of an A-, and Hampton, VA rounds out the Top 3 within Hampton Roads, with an overall score of a B-. Let's take a deeper look at academic, teacher, and college prep grades according to Niche.com. Additionally, there are more categories on their website that you can review in beyond what we list in this article.
As previously mentioned, according to Niche.com, the top school district in Hampton Roads Virginia is the Virginia Beach school district with an overall grade of an A. When looking at individual areas, they were given an A- on academics, an A- on teachers, and an A on college prep according to Niche.com. The student to teacher ratio is also strong, with a good average, which is 15 students to a 1 teacher ratio.
The Chesapeake School district was given an overall grade of an A- according to Niche.com. In the separate categories, according to Niche.com, the city was given an A- on academics, a B+ on teachers, and an A- on college prep. The student to teacher ratio is lower than Virginia Beach, with a 14:1 ratio according to Niche.com. This is still a strong score in relation to other districts in the area.
The third best school district in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area is Hampton, Virginia according to niche.com. Hampton, Virginia was given an overall grade of a B- on this website. The Hampton, Virginia school district had a C+ on academics, a B- on teachers, and a B- on college prep. The student to teacher ratio is 14:1 which is a good score, but you also have to consider how small Hampton Virginia's school district is compared to the other school districts in the area.
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Are The Hampton Roads Schools Right For Your Child?
According to both Niche.com and Schooldigger.com, the top schools in Hampton Roads, Virginia are as follows: Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Hampton VA. Overall Hampton Roads, Virginia has some really great scores for school districts compared to other areas in the state. When looking for a new place to live, this is very helpful, as every parent always wants what is best for their children and at the same time, what is best for the overall family. All of the factors above play a huge role in what makes the top schools in Hampton Roads, Virginia. If you ever have questions on any of the school districts in Hampton Roads, please feel free to reach out to me and I will be glad to assist you. If you are wondering if the city of Virginia Beach is right for you, check out my article here on the pros and cons of living in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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