Northumberland High School

Northumberland High School serves 431 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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%.
Northumberland High School operates within the Northumberland County School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 431 students
Northumberland High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Northumberland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Northumberland High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Northumberland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 13:1 16:1
Northumberland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Northumberland High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
37%
23%
Northumberland High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
57%
52%
Northumberland High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Northumberland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Northumberland 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.
0.54 0.42
Northumberland 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.
37%
33%
Northumberland 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.
5%
6%
Northumberland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,429 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,070 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,385 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Northumberland County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,429 3,815
Northumberland County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 79%
Northumberland County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $42 MM
Northumberland County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $15 MM $42 MM
Northumberland County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,070 $10,576
Northumberland County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,385 $10,658
Northumberland 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 Lancaster High School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northumberland Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northumberland Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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