Richlands High School

138 Tornado Alley

Richlands, VA 24641-3069

Tel: (276)964-4602
Grades 9-12
719 students
Richlands High School serves 719 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Richlands High School operates within the Tazewell County School District.
Tazewell County School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 719 students
Richlands High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Richlands High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Richlands High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Richlands High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 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 15:1 16:1
Richlands High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.01 0.42
Richlands 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.
39%
33%
Richlands High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Richlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Tazewell County School District's student population of 6,345 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 64% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,046 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 $9,084 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tazewell County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 6,345 3,815
Tazewell County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 79%
Tazewell County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $61 MM $42 MM
Tazewell County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $62 MM $42 MM
Tazewell County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,046 $10,576
Tazewell County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,084 $10,658
Tazewell 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 Honaker High School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Richlands Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Richlands Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • GrundyRichlands Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 573 students
    0 miles
    185 Learning Ln
    GrundyVA 24614
    (276)963-5370
    06-8573
  • RichlandsRichlands Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
    0.2 miles
    309 East Front St
    RichlandsVA 24641
    (276)964-4112
    0.2PK-5586
  • Cedar BluffCedar Bluff Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
    1.5 miles
    1089 Cedar Valley Dr
    Cedar BluffVA 24609
    (276)963-5765
    1.5PK-5458
  • RavenRaven Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 217 students
    4.2 miles
    122 School St
    RavenVA 24639
    (276)964-9437
    4.2PK-5217
  • Swords CreekGivens Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 88 students
    9.1 miles
    8153 Swords Creek Rd
    Swords CreekVA 24649
    (276)991-0001
    9.1PK-288

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