Richmond Senior High School

Richmond Senior High School serves 1,402 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% 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 1402 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,402 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
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 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
American Indian
4%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
7%
14%
Black
40%
27%
White
47%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.62 0.45
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.
54%
47%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,491 students has grown by 7% 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
1
Number of Students Managed 8,491 1,330
Graduation Rate 73% 74%
District Total Revenue $76 MM $19 MM
District Spending $81 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,570 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,241 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Richmond Co Transitional High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rohanen Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Rockingham Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RockinghamRichmond Co Transitional High School
    Alternative School
    112 Mary Wall Rd
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9797
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | 69 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RockinghamRohanen Middle School
    252 School St
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9839
    2.3 mi | 313 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RockinghamEast Rockingham Elementary School
    154 Chalk Rd
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)557-0900
    3 mi | 609 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RockinghamWest Rockingham Elementary School
    271 West Us 74 Hwy
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9802
    3.1 mi | 351 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RockinghamWashington Street Elementary School
    566 East Washington St Ext
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9836
    3.2 mi | 542 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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