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.
The 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 7% 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 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 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)
All Ethnic Groups Grassfield 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.
0.54 0.42
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

The 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 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,608 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,395 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 10% 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 (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 79%
Chesapeake City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $463 MM $42 MM
Chesapeake City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $455 MM $42 MM
Chesapeake City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,608 $10,576
Chesapeake City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,395 $10,658
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)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesapeakeGrassfield Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 908 students2248 Averill Dr
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-8923
    0.8PK-5908
  • ChesapeakeCedar Road Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 801 students1605 Cedar Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)547-0166
    1.4PK-5801
  • ChesapeakeChesapeake Center For Sci &tech
    Vocational School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 9-121617 Cedar Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)547-0134
    1.49-12n/a
  • ChesapeakeHugo A Owens Middle School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1136 students1997 Horseback Run
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-5382
    1.76-81136
  • ChesapeakeDeep Creek Central Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 573 students2448 Shipyard Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-5356
    2PK-5573

School Reviews

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

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.