Radford High School

Radford High School serves 455 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Radford High School operates within the Radford City School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 455 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 455 students
Radford High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Radford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Radford High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Radford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 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 13:1 16:1
Radford High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Radford High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Radford High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
10%
23%
Radford High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
82%
52%
Radford High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
6%
5%
Radford High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Radford 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
Radford 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.
33%
33%
Radford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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%
Radford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,612 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,174 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,423 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 43% over four years.
School District Name Radford City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,612 3,815
Radford City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 79%
Radford City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $42 MM
Radford City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $19 MM $42 MM
Radford City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,174 $10,576
Radford City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,423 $10,658
Radford 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 Christiansburg High School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John N. Dalton Int. Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belle Heth Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RadfordJohn N. Dalton Int. Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 266 students60 Dalton Dr
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)731-3651
    07-8266
  • RadfordBelle Heth Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 3-6 | 477 students151 George St
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)731-3653
    0.73-6477
  • RadfordRiverlawn Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 446 students8100 Beth Nelson Dr
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)643-0748
    0.8PK-5446
  • RadfordMcharg Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 414 students700 Twelfth St
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)731-3652
    1.1PK-2414
  • RadfordBelview Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 292 students3187 Peppers Ferry Rd
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)633-3200
    2.5PK-5292

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