Colonial Forge High School

Colonial Forge High School serves 1,974 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Colonial Forge High School operates within the Stafford County School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1974 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,974 students
Colonial Forge High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Colonial Forge High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Colonial Forge High School Total Teachers (2001-2014)
Students by Grade Colonial Forge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Colonial Forge High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2014)
Asian
3%
6%
Colonial Forge High School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
12%
13%
Colonial Forge High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
21%
23%
Colonial Forge High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
57%
52%
Colonial Forge High School White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Colonial Forge High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Colonial Forge High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.42
Colonial Forge High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
33%
Colonial Forge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Colonial Forge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,462 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,729 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,562 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Stafford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 27,462 3,815
Stafford County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 79%
Stafford County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $263 MM $42 MM
Stafford County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $259 MM $42 MM
Stafford County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,729 $10,576
Stafford County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,562 $10,658
Stafford County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is North Stafford High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rodney E. Thompson Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winding Creek Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • StaffordWinding Creek Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 730 students475 Winding Creek Rd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6400
    0.6PK-5730
  • StaffordRodney E. Thompson Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1099 students75 Walpole St
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6420
    1.26-81099
  • StaffordH.h. Poole Middle School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 831 students800 Eustace Rd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6190
    1.36-8831
  • StaffordAnthony Burns Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 753 students60 Gallery Rd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6000
    1.6PK-5753
  • StaffordHampton Oaks Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 850 students107 Northampton Blvd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6280
    2.2PK-5850

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