Grayson County High School

110 Blue Devil Dr

Independence, VA 24348-0828

Tel: (276)773-2131
Grades 8-12
726 students
Grayson County High School serves 726 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Grayson County High School operates within the Grayson County School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 726 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 93% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 726 students
Grayson County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Grayson County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Grayson County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Grayson County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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 13:1 16:1
Grayson County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Grayson County High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
3%
23%
Grayson County High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
93%
52%
Grayson County High School White Students (1993-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Grayson County 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.
0.13 0.42
Grayson County High School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
39%
33%
Grayson County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
11%
6%
Grayson County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,812 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,783 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 70% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,747 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 79% over four years.
School District Name Grayson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 1,812 3,815
Grayson County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 79%
Grayson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $42 MM
Grayson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $31 MM $42 MM
Grayson County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,783 $10,576
Grayson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,747 $10,658
Grayson 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 Grayson Co. High Career & Technical Ed. (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Independence Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Independence Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IndependenceGrayson Co. High Career & Technical Ed.
    Vocational School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12110 Blue Devil Dr
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-2951
    0.19-12n/a
  • IndependenceIndependence Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-7 | 176 students100 Blue Devil Dr
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-3020
    0.16-7176
  • IndependenceIndependence Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 250 students915 East Main St
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-2722
    0.8KG-5250
  • GalaxBaywood Elementary School
    7.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 134 students247 Grammar Ln
    GalaxVA 24333
    (276)236-4868
    7.5PK-5134
  • SpartaAlleghany High School
    7.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 461 students404 Trojan Ave
    SpartaNC 28675
    (336)372-4554
    7.79-12461

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