Robert E. Lee High School

Robert E. Lee High School serves 736 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Robert E. Lee High School operates within the Staunton City School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 736 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 79% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 736 students
Robert E. Lee High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Robert E. Lee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Robert E. Lee High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Robert E. Lee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 11:1 16:1
Robert E. Lee High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Robert E. Lee High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Robert E. Lee High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
17%
23%
Robert E. Lee High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
72%
52%
Robert E. Lee High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Robert E. Lee High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Robert E. Lee 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.
0.45 0.42
Robert E. Lee 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.
35%
33%
Robert E. Lee High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Robert E. Lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,628 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,608 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 27% over four years.
School District Name Staunton City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,712 3,815
Staunton City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 79%
Staunton City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $42 MM
Staunton City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $34 MM $42 MM
Staunton City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,628 $10,576
Staunton City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,608 $10,658
Staunton 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 Virginia School For Blind (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Virginia School For Blind (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • StauntonThomas C. Mcswain Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 474 students1101 North Coalter St
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-3936
    0.2PK-5474
  • StauntonVirginia School For Blind
    Special Education School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 32 students100 New Hope Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-9000
    1PK-1232
  • StauntonVirginia School For Deaf
    Special Education School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 73 students100 New Hope Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-9000
    1PK-1273
  • RoanokeShenandoah Valley Regional Alternative Ed/genesis
    Alternative School
    1.5 miles1825 Richmond Rd
    RoanokeVA 24001
    (540)213-6507
    1.5n/a
  • StauntonStaunton Preschool Programs
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK | 100 studentsDixon Educational Center
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-3934
    1.5PK100

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