Hickory High School

Hickory High School serves 1,790 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Hickory 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 1790 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,790 students
Hickory High School Total Students (1997-2014)
Gender % Hickory High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Hickory High School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Hickory High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 16:1 16:1
Hickory High School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Hickory High School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Hickory High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
6%
23%
Hickory High School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
82%
52%
Hickory High School White Students (1997-2014)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Hickory High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hickory 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.
0.32 0.42
Hickory High School Diversity Score (1997-2014)
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.
4%
33%
Hickory High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
1%
6%
Hickory High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

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 Great Bridge High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hickory Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southeastern Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesapeakeHickory Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1472 students1997 Hawk Blvd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-0468
    0.26-81472
  • ChesapeakeSoutheastern Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 736 students1853 Battlefield Blvd South
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-7676
    0.6PK-5736
  • ChesapeakeHickory Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 455 students109 Benefit Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-7080
    1.3PK-5455
  • ChesapeakeGreat Bridge High School
    3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1448 students301 West Hanbury Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)482-5191
    39-121448
  • ChesapeakeGreat Bridge Intermediate School
    3 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 638 students253 West Hanbury Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)482-4405
    33-5638

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