Hickory High School

Hickory High School serves 1,866 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 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 1866 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,866 students
Hickory High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Hickory High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
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 (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Hickory High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Hickory High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
5%
25%
Hickory High School Black (1997-2012)
White
82%
53%
Hickory High School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hickory High School Sch Ethnicity Hickory 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.
0.32 0.41
Hickory High School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
3%
32%
Hickory High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
n/a
7%
Hickory High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 39,891 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 Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
8
Number of Students Managed 39,891 3,801
Chesapeake City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 77%
Chesapeake City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $505 MM $43 MM
Chesapeake City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $482 MM $42 MM
Chesapeake City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,660 $11,282
Chesapeake City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,081 $11,065
Chesapeake City 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 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
  • Chesapeake Hickory Middle School
    1997 Hawk Blvd
    Chesapeake , VA 23322
    (757)421-0468
    0.2  mi  |  1559  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Chesapeake Southeastern Elementary School
    1853 Battlefield Blvd South
    Chesapeake , VA 23322
    (757)421-7676
    0.6  mi  |  739  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chesapeake Hickory Elementary School
    109 Benefit Rd
    Chesapeake , VA 23322
    (757)421-7080
    1.3  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chesapeake Great Bridge High School
    301 West Hanbury Rd
    Chesapeake , VA 23322
    (757)482-5191
    3  mi  |  1599  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chesapeake Great Bridge Intermediate School
    253 West Hanbury Rd
    Chesapeake , VA 23322
    (757)482-4405
    3  mi  |  581  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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Did You Know?
Chesapeake, 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 0.39. The most diverse school in Chesapeake is Greenbrier Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.