Grundy High School

1300 Golden Wave Dr,

Grundy, VA, 24614-9606

Tel: (276)935-2106
Grades: 9-12

516 students

Grundy High School serves 516 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Grundy High School operates within the Buchanan County Public s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 516 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 516 students
Grundy High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Grundy High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Grundy High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 17:1 15:1
Grundy High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Black
n/a
25%
White
98%
53%
Grundy High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Grundy High School Sch Ethnicity Grundy 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.
0.04 0.64
Grundy High School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
37%
32%
Grundy 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.
10%
7%
Grundy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,310 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Buchanan County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
6
Number of Students Managed 3,310 3,669
Graduation Rate 69% 77%
Buchanan County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $43 MM
Buchanan County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,656 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,415 $11,065
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 Buchanan Co. Technical & Career Center (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Phelps Day Treatment Center Alternative School (16.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jm Bevins Elementary School (5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Grundy Buchanan Co. Technical & Career Center
    Vocational School
    1124 Almarine Dr
    Grundy , VA , 24614
    (276)935-4541
    Vocational School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Grundy Riverview Elementary Middle
    27382 Riverside Dr
    Grundy , VA , 24614
    (276)935-1613
    3.6  mi  |  862  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Grundy Jm Bevins Elementary School
    8668 Slate Creek Rd
    Grundy , VA , 24614
    (276)259-7202
    5  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Oakwood Keen Mountain Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    3402 Kennel Gap Rd
    Oakwood , VA , 24631
    (276)498-7411
    Alternative School
    6.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Oakwood Twin Valley Elementary Middle
    9017 Riverside Dr
    Oakwood , VA , 24631
    (276)498-4537
    7.3  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  PK-7

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