Virginia City High School

Tel: (775)847-0992
Grades: 9-12

134 students

Virginia City High School serves 134 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Virginia City High School operates within the Storey County School District.

Overview

The student population of 134 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 134 students
Virginia City High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Virginia City High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Virginia City High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 17:1
Virginia City High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Virginia City High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
6%
Virginia City High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
39%
Virginia City High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
10%
Virginia City High School Black (1993-2012)
White
80%
38%
Virginia City High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Virginia City High School Sch Ethnicity Virginia City 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.
0.35 0.47
Virginia City High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
44%
Virginia City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2008)
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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 409 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Storey County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
9
Number of Students Managed 409 2,386
Storey County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Storey County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2006)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $36 MM
Storey County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $34 MM
Storey County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,632 $14,943
Storey County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,205 $14,309
Storey County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dayton High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Virginia City Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hugh Gallagher Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Virginia CityHugh Gallagher Elementary School
    191 South D St
    Virginia CityNV 89440
    (775)847-0977
    0.7 mi | 131 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Virginia CityVirginia City Middle School
    127 South D St
    Virginia CityNV 89440
    (775)847-0980
    0.7 mi | 93 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DaytonSutro Elementary School
    190 Dayton Village Parkway
    DaytonNV 89403
    (775)246-6270
    4 mi | 344 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DaytonDayton Elementary School
    285 Dayton Valley Rd
    DaytonNV 89403
    (775)246-6262
    5.9 mi | 396 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DaytonDayton Intermediate School
    315 Dayton Valley Rd
    DaytonNV 89403
    (775)246-6250
    6 mi | 582 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Nevada public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Nevada is Clark County School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or national school diversity statistics.