Amelia County High School

Amelia County High School serves 561 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Amelia County High School operates within the Amelia County Public s School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is equal to the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 561 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 561 students
Amelia County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Amelia County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Amelia County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 14:1 15:1
Amelia County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Amelia County High School Asian (1999-2002)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Amelia County High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
31%
25%
Amelia County High School Black (1993-2012)
White
65%
53%
Amelia County High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Amelia County High School Sch Ethnicity Amelia County 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.
0.49 0.64
Amelia County High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
32%
32%
Amelia County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Amelia County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,780 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Amelia County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 1,780 3,669
Graduation Rate 77% 77%
Amelia County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $43 MM
Amelia County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $19 MM $42 MM
Amelia County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,095 $11,282
Amelia County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,092 $11,065
Amelia 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 Amelia-nottoway Vocational Center (6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Amelia County Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Amelia County Elementary School (5.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Amelia Amelia County Middle School
    8740 Otterburn Rd
    Amelia , VA , 23002
    (804)561-4422
    0.3  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Amelia Court House Amelia County Elementary School
    8533 North Five Forks Rd
    Amelia Court House , VA , 23002
    (804)561-2433
    5.1  mi  |  628  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Jetersville Amelia-nottoway Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    148 Vo Tech Rd
    Jetersville , VA , 23083
    (434)645-7854
    Vocational School
    6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jetersville Piedmont Alternative
    Alternative School
    148 Votech Rd
    Jetersville , VA , 23083
    (434)645-7471
    Alternative School
    6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Moseley Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Grange Hall Elementary School
    19301 Hull St Rd
    Moseley , VA , 23120
    (804)739-6265
    12.7  mi  |  747  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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