Richmond Senior High School

Richmond Senior High School serves 1,427 students in grades 10 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Richmond Senior High School operates within the Richmond County s School District.
Richmond County s School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1427 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,427 students
Richmond Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Richmond Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Richmond Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Richmond Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Richmond Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
4%
1%
Richmond Senior High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Richmond Senior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Richmond Senior High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
41%
26%
Richmond Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
46%
51%
Richmond Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Richmond Senior 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.
0.62 0.65
Richmond Senior 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.
56%
47%
Richmond Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Richmond Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Richmond County s School District's student population of 7,620 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,942 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Richmond County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 7,620 834
Richmond County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 76%
Richmond County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $71 MM n/a
Richmond County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $81 MM n/a
Richmond County s School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,942 n/a
Richmond County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,230 n/a
Richmond County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cordova School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rohanen Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Rockingham Elementary School (3 miles away)
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    CordovaNC 28330
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School Reviews

"I have been a student at Richmond Senior High for the past two years and I am about to finish my last year. This school has helped me, but most of all the wonderful staff have been the highlight of my past years at Richmond. I am a Junior ROTC cadet, I am on the Rifle team as well as the S-1 for my senior year. The great teachers and advisors in Richmond have helped mold me into becoming a better leader and to prepare me for my future. I believe that all thing are possible and I owe that to the educators at richmond Senior High School. I had a chance and I was not put in the shadows I was helped and given a responsiblity that made me feel important and thats what every student in America wants. So thank you for allowing me to have the oppertunity of a liftime in being a Richmond Raider!"
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 09/26/07

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