Twin Valley High School

14449 Dismal River Rd

Pilgrim Knob, VA 24634

Tel: (276)259-7818
Grades: 8-12

279 students

Twin Valley High School serves 279 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%.
Twin Valley 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 279 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 279 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Twin Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Twin Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
White
100%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Twin Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Twin Valley 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 0.41
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.
43%
32%
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.
12%
7%

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
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Buchanan Co. Technical & Career Center (8.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Richlands Middle School (12.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Twin Valley Elementary Middle (4.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OakwoodKeen Mountain Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    3402 Kennel Gap Rd
    OakwoodVA 24631
    (276)498-7411
    Alternative School

    3.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • OakwoodTwin Valley Elementary Middle
    9017 Riverside Dr
    OakwoodVA 24631
    (276)498-4537
    4.2 mi | 415 students | Gr. PK-7                      
  • GrundyJm Bevins Elementary School
    8668 Slate Creek Rd
    GrundyVA 24614
    (276)259-7202
    6 mi | 137 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GrundyBuchanan Co. Technical & Career Center
    Vocational School
    1124 Almarine Dr
    GrundyVA 24614
    (276)935-4541
    Vocational School

    8.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GrundyHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Grundy High School
    1300 Golden Wave Dr
    GrundyVA 24614
    (276)935-2106
    8.6 mi | 516 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 14, 2014 - The School is great and where it is a smaller school it is way easier for kids to get help and learn and a lot of very good down to earth people that would give you the shirt off of their back if you needed it. So glad I could finish my High school edu. here - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - I went to Garden High School Near Oakwood VA During the 1950s. It used to be a fine school. What has happened to schools in that Area. Actually I say no because of what i see on the internet. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended February 17, 2010 - This high school is terrible many of the teachers only care about recieving their paycheck. There are several teachers who will not answer students questions and because of this many students do poorly in their class. Plus, some of the teachers belittle students in front of the entire class instead of trying to inspire them. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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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 0.02, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Buchanan County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.