Hurley High School

6339 Hurley Rd,

Hurley, VA, 24620-9519

Tel: (276)566-7642
Grades: 8-12

237 students

Hurley High School serves 237 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Hurley 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 237 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 72% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 237 students
Hurley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Hurley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hurley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 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 12:1 15:1
Hurley 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
100%
53%
Hurley High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hurley High School Sch Ethnicity Hurley 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.
0.00 0.84
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.
52%
32%
Hurley 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.
15%
7%
Hurley 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
8
Number of Students Managed 3,310 3,801
Buchanan County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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
Buchanan County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,656 $11,282
Buchanan County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,415 $11,065
Buchanan 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 Buchanan Co. Technical & Career Center (6.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sandy River Middle School (11.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hurley Elementary Middle (0.3 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hurley Hurley Elementary Middle
    6911 Hurley Rd
    Hurley , VA , 24620
    (276)566-8523
    0.3  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  PK-7
  • Grundy Jm Bevins Elementary School
    8668 Slate Creek Rd
    Grundy , VA , 24614
    (276)259-7202
    4.9  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Grundy Buchanan Co. Technical & Career Center
    Vocational School
    1124 Almarine Dr
    Grundy , VA , 24614
    (276)935-4541
    Vocational School
    6.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Grundy Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Grundy High School
    1300 Golden Wave Dr
    Grundy , VA , 24614
    (276)935-2106
    7.5  mi  |  516  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Grundy Riverview Elementary Middle
    27382 Riverside Dr
    Grundy , VA , 24614
    (276)935-1613
    9.3  mi  |  862  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Did You Know?
Buchanan County, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.06, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.84. The most diverse school district in Buchanan County is East Buchanan Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.