Hickory High School

Hickory High School serves 1,819 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Hickory High School operates within the Chesapeake City School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1819 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,819 students
Hickory High School Total Students (1997-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Hickory High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade Hickory High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 16:1 15:1
Hickory High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
Hickory High School Asian (1997-2013)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Hickory High School Hispanic (1997-2013)
Black
6%
24%
Hickory High School Black (1997-2013)
White
82%
53%
Hickory High School White (1997-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Hickory High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.32 0.41
Hickory High School Diversity Score (1997-2013)
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.
3%
32%
Hickory High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Hickory High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,053 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 Chesapeake City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
4
Number of Students Managed 40,053 3,850
Graduation Rate 79% 77%
District Total Revenue $505 MM $43 MM
District Spending $482 MM $42 MM
Chesapeake City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,660 $11,282
District Spending / Student $12,081 $11,065
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 Great Bridge High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hickory Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southeastern Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChesapeakeHickory Middle School
    1997 Hawk Blvd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-0468
    0.2 mi | 1503 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChesapeakeSoutheastern Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1853 Battlefield Blvd South
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-7676
    0.6 mi | 736 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChesapeakeHickory Elementary School
    109 Benefit Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-7080
    1.3 mi | 418 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChesapeakeGreat Bridge High School
    301 West Hanbury Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)482-5191
    3 mi | 1530 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChesapeakeGreat Bridge Intermediate School
    253 West Hanbury Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)482-4405
    3 mi | 614 students | Gr. 3-5                      

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