Riverheads High School

Riverheads High School serves 478 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Riverheads High School operates within the Augusta County School District.
Augusta County School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 478 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 478 students
Riverheads High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Riverheads High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Riverheads High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Riverheads High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 12:1 16:1
Riverheads High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
2%
23%
Riverheads High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
98%
52%
Riverheads High School White Students (1994-2014)
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.
0.04 0.42
Riverheads 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.
22%
33%
Riverheads 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.
6%
6%
Riverheads High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Augusta County School District's student population of 10,667 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 74% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,937 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,313 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Augusta County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 10,667 3,815
Augusta County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 79%
Augusta County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $42 MM
Augusta County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $112 MM $42 MM
Augusta County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,937 $10,576
Augusta County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,313 $10,658
Augusta 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 Buffalo Gap High School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beverley Manor Middle School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverheads Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • StauntonRiverheads Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    0 miles
    17 Howardsville Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)337-2535
    0PK-5534
  • GreenvilleCold Springs Cor Unit #10Alternative School

    5.1 miles
    221 Spitler Circle
    GreenvilleVA 24440
    (540)337-1818
    5.1n/an/a
  • StauntonBeverley Manor Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
    7.3 miles
    116 Cedar Green Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)885-8024
    7.3PK-5366
  • StauntonBeverley Manor Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 732 students
    7.4 miles
    58 Cedar Green Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)886-5806
    7.46-8732
  • CraigsvilleAugusta Correctional CenterAlternative School

    8.3 miles
    1821 Estaline Valley Rd
    CraigsvilleVA 24430
    (540)997-7000
    8.3n/an/a

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