Mathews High School

Mathews High School serves 413 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Mathews High School operates within the Mathews County School District.
Mathews County School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 413 students
Mathews High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mathews High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mathews High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Mathews High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Mathews High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Mathews High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
8%
23%
Mathews High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
84%
52%
Mathews High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Mathews 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.
0.29 0.66
Mathews 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.
24%
33%
Mathews High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
Mathews High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Mathews County School District's student population of 1,158 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 83% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,855 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Mathews County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,158 3,815
Mathews County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 79%
Mathews County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM n/a
Mathews County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $13 MM n/a
Mathews County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,855 n/a
Mathews County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,304 n/a
Mathews 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 Gloucester High School (11.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Hunter Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee-jackson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MathewsLee-jackson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 398 students
    0.7 miles
    Rt 611 347 Church St
    MathewsVA 23109
    (804)725-2580
    0.7PK-4398
  • MathewsThomas Hunter Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 347 students
    1 miles
    Rt 611 387 Church St
    MathewsVA 23109
    (804)725-2434
    15-8347
  • GloucesterBotetourt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
    11.5 miles
    6361 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    11.5PK-5599
  • GloucesterMid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed CenterSpecial Education School

    11.5 miles
    6489 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    11.5n/an/a
  • GloucesterGloucester High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1791 students
    11.9 miles
    6680 Short Ln
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2526
    11.99-121791

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