Manchester High School

Manchester High School serves 1,927 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Manchester High School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1927 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 134 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,927 students
Manchester High School Total Students (1993-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Manchester High School Total Teachers (1993-2013)
Students by Grade Manchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more 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 14:1 15:1
Manchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Manchester High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
9%
12%
Manchester High School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
29%
24%
Manchester High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
58%
53%
Manchester High School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Manchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Manchester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.58 0.41
Manchester High School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
n/a 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.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,038 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,809 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,611 is less than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,038 3,850
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 86% 77%
Chesterfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $639 MM $43 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $627 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $11,282
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,611 $11,065
Chesterfield County School District 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 Clover Hill High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bailey Bridge Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thelma Crenshaw Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • MidlothianBailey Bridge Middle School
    2 Negative Reviews
    12501 Bailey Bridge Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6200
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1484 students                      
  • MidlothianThelma Crenshaw Elementary School
    11901 Bailey Bridge Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6250
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 705 students                      
  • MidlothianAlberta Smith Elementary School
    13200 Bailey Bridge Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6295
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 697 students                      
  • MidlothianSpring Run Elementary School
    13901 Spring Run Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)639-6352
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 803 students                      
  • MidlothianSwift Creek Middle School
    3700 Old Hundred Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6315
    2.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1022 students                      

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