Appomattox County High School

Appomattox County High School serves 674 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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%.
Appomattox County High School operates within the Appomattox County Public s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 674 students
Appomattox County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Appomattox County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Appomattox County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Appomattox County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Appomattox County High School Asian (1993-1999)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Appomattox County High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
25%
25%
Appomattox County High School Black (1993-2012)
White
65%
53%
Appomattox County High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Appomattox County High School Sch Ethnicity Appomattox 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.
0.51 0.84
Appomattox 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%
Appomattox 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.
8%
7%
Appomattox County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,310 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Appomattox County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 2,310 3,926
Appomattox County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 77%
Appomattox County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM n/a
Appomattox County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $22 MM n/a
Appomattox County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,561 $0
Appomattox County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,969 $0
Appomattox 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 Rustburg High School (14.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Appomattox Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Appomattox Primary (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Appomattox Appomattox Middle School
    2020 Church St
    Appomattox , VA , 24522
    (434)352-8257
    0.7  mi  |  553  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Appomattox Appomattox Primary
    185 Learning Ln
    Appomattox , VA , 24522
    (434)352-5766
    1  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Appomattox Appomattox Elementary School
    176 Kids Place
    Appomattox , VA , 24522
    (434)352-7463
    1  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Concord Concord Elementary School
    9339 Village Hwy
    Concord , VA , 24538
    (434)993-2257
    8.4  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rustburg Rustburg Correctional Center Unit #9
    Alternative School
    479 Camp Nine Rd
    Rustburg , VA , 24588
    (804)332-7354
    Alternative School
    14.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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