Mountain View High School

2135 Mountain View Rd,

Stafford, VA, 22556-

Tel: (540)658-6840
Grades: 9-12

1,819 students

Mountain View High School serves 1,819 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Mountain View High School operates within the Stafford County Public s School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1819 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,819 students
Mountain View High School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Mountain View High School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Mountain View High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Mountain View High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Mountain View High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
9%
12%
Mountain View High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
10%
25%
Mountain View High School Black (2006-2012)
White
69%
53%
Mountain View High School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mountain View High School Sch Ethnicity Mountain View High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.50 0.64
Mountain View High School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
7%
32%
Mountain View High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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%
7%
Mountain View High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,296 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 88% over five years.
School District Name Stafford County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
6
Number of Students Managed 27,296 3,669
Stafford County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 77%
Stafford County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $266 MM $43 MM
Stafford County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $272 MM $42 MM
Stafford County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,919 $11,282
Stafford County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,126 $11,065
Stafford County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Stafford High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Andrew G. Wright Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Margaret Brent Elementary School (0 miles away)
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