Highland Springs High School

Highland Springs High School serves 1,745 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Highland Springs High School operates within the Henrico County School District.
Henrico County School District's 81% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1745 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,745 students
Highland Springs High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Highland Springs High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Highland Springs High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Highland Springs High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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
Highland Springs High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Highland Springs High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
80%
23%
Highland Springs High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
13%
52%
Highland Springs High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Highland Springs 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.
0.34 0.42
Highland Springs High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
52%
33%
Highland Springs 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.
8%
6%
Highland Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

Henrico County School District's student population of 50,569 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,088 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,940 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Henrico County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
4
Number of Students Managed 50,569 3,815
Henrico County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 79%
Henrico County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $498 MM $42 MM
Henrico County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $541 MM $42 MM
Henrico County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,088 $10,576
Henrico County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,940 $10,658
Henrico County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Highland Springs Technical Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fair Oaks Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HenricoGeneral Academic DevelopmentAlternative School

    0.3 miles
    201 East Nine Mile Rd
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)652-3717
    0.3n/an/a
  • HenricoHighland Springs Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    100 Tech Dr
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4075
    0.39-12n/a
  • HenricoIseap ProgramAlternative School

    0.3 miles
    201 East Nine Mile Rd
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)652-3717
    0.3n/an/a
  • HenricoAdult Education CenterAlternative School

    0.5 miles
    201 East Nine Mile Rd
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4095
    0.5n/an/a
  • HenricoFair Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    0.5 miles
    201 Jennings Rd
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4085
    0.5PK-5367

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