Grassfield High School

Grassfield High School serves 2,048 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Grassfield High School operates within the Chesapeake City School District.
Chesapeake City School District's 79% graduation rate is equal to the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 2048 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,048 students
Grassfield High School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Grassfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
Grassfield High School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Grassfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Grassfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Grassfield High School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Grassfield High School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
21%
23%
Grassfield High School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
64%
52%
Grassfield High School White Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Grassfield High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.54 0.66
Grassfield High School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
6%
33%
Grassfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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%
Grassfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

Chesapeake City School District's student population of 39,737 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 80% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,608 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chesapeake City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
4
Number of Students Managed 39,737 3,815
Chesapeake City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 79%
Chesapeake City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $463 MM n/a
Chesapeake City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $455 MM n/a
Chesapeake City School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,608 n/a
Chesapeake City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,395 n/a
Chesapeake City 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 Chesapeake Center For Sci &tech (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hugo A Owens Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grassfield Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesapeakeGrassfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 908 students
    0.8 miles
    2248 Averill Dr
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-8923
    0.8PK-5908
  • ChesapeakeCedar Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 801 students
    1.4 miles
    1605 Cedar Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)547-0166
    1.4PK-5801
  • ChesapeakeChesapeake Center For Sci &techVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.4 miles
    1617 Cedar Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)547-0134
    1.49-12n/a
  • ChesapeakeHugo A Owens Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1136 students
    1.7 miles
    1997 Horseback Run
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-5382
    1.76-81136
  • ChesapeakeDeep Creek Central Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 573 students
    2 miles
    2448 Shipyard Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-5356
    2PK-5573

School Reviews

Poor academic support classes.
- Posted by Parent, 02/24/16
Both our kids attended this school, and we are very happy with the services provided. They have a great sports program, great music and fine art education, and JROTC activities. The faculty was always very supportive, and the technology applied is state of the art.
- Posted by Parent, 03/19/15

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