Manchester High School

Manchester High School serves 1,911 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Manchester High School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1911 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,911 students
Manchester High School Total Students (1993-2014)
Gender % Manchester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Manchester High School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Manchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 15:1 16:1
Manchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Manchester High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
9%
13%
Manchester High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
29%
23%
Manchester High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
57%
52%
Manchester High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Manchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Manchester 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.
0.59 0.42
Manchester 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.
n/a
33%
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.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,086 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,890 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,186 3,815
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 79%
Chesterfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $600 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $589 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,086 $10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,890 $10,658
Chesterfield 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 Clover Hill High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bailey Bridge Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thelma Crenshaw Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • MidlothianBailey Bridge Middle School
    2 Negative Reviews
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1426 students12501 Bailey Bridge Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6200
    0.26-81426
  • MidlothianThelma Crenshaw Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 704 students11901 Bailey Bridge Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6250
    1.1PK-5704
  • MidlothianAlberta Smith Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 684 students13200 Bailey Bridge Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6295
    1.2PK-5684
  • MidlothianSpring Run Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 842 students13901 Spring Run Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)639-6352
    2.2PK-5842
  • MidlothianSwift Creek Middle School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1031 students3700 Old Hundred Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6315
    2.56-81031

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