Richmond Senior High School

Richmond Senior High School serves 1,388 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Richmond Senior High School operates within the Richmond County s School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,388 students
Richmond Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Richmond Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Richmond Senior 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 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Richmond Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
4%
1%
Richmond Senior High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
2%
Richmond Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Richmond Senior High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
40%
27%
Richmond Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
46%
52%
Richmond Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Richmond Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Richmond Senior 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.
0.63 0.89
Richmond Senior 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.
50%
45%
Richmond Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Richmond Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,646 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Richmond County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 8,646 1,206
Richmond County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 73% 74%
Richmond County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $76 MM n/a
Richmond County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $81 MM n/a
Richmond County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,570 $0
Richmond County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,241 $0
Richmond County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Richmond Co Transitional (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Richmond Co Transitional (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Rockingham Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rockingham Richmond Co Transitional
    Alternative School
    377 Mitzpah Rd
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9797
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  10
  • Rockingham Rohanen Junior High School
    252 School St
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9839
    2.3  mi  |  286  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Rockingham East Rockingham Elementary School
    154 Chalk Rd
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)557-0900
    3  mi  |  595  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rockingham West Rockingham Elementary School
    271 West Us 74 Hwy
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9802
    3.1  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rockingham Washington Street Elementary School
    566 East Washington St Ext
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9836
    3.2  mi  |  550  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 26, 2007 - "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

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