Lloyd C Bird High School

Lloyd C Bird High School serves 1,735 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Lloyd C Bird High School operates within the Chesterfield County Public s School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,735 students
Lloyd C Bird High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Lloyd C Bird High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lloyd C Bird High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 14:1 15:1
Lloyd C Bird High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Lloyd C Bird High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
12%
12%
Lloyd C Bird High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
37%
25%
Lloyd C Bird High School Black (1993-2012)
White
45%
53%
Lloyd C Bird High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lloyd C Bird High School Sch Ethnicity Lloyd C Bird 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.
0.65 0.84
Lloyd C Bird High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
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 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,372 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Chesterfield County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
6
Number of Students Managed 59,372 3,926
Chesterfield County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 77%
Chesterfield County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $639 MM n/a
Chesterfield County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $627 MM n/a
Chesterfield County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $0
Chesterfield County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,611 $0
Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield Technical High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Salem Church Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is O B Gates Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chesterfield Chesterfield Technical High School
    Vocational School
    10101 Courthouse Rd
    Chesterfield , VA , 23832
    (804)768-6160
    Vocational School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chesterfield Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Home
    Alternative School
    9700 Krause Rd
    Chesterfield , VA , 23832
    (804)706-2160
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Chesterfield O B Gates Elementary School
    10001 Courthouse Rd
    Chesterfield , VA , 23832
    (804)768-6195
    0.5  mi  |  796  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Salem Church Middle School
    9700 Salem Church Rd;
    Richmond , VA , 23237
    (804)768-6225
    0.5  mi  |  827  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richmond Salem Church Elementary School
    9600 Salem Church Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23237
    (804)768-6215
    0.5  mi  |  582  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 14, 2014 - Graduated 2007. We were the last class for all the good stuff! Mr. Tylus, pizza, soda, ect.... It was definitely a great school! Better than the others. What's the word??? L C BIRD!!!!! - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended October 05, 2013 - I WENT TO BIRD FROM 1985 TO 1989 AND IT WAS THE BEST SCHOOL I HAVE EVER KNOWN. I HAD THE BEST OF THE BEST TEACHERS AND GUIDANCE. I WOULD DEFINITELY RECCOMEND THIS SCHOOL TO ALL OF THE STUDENTS AROUND THIS AREA. THE STAFF IS WONDERFUL! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Chesterfield, 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 0.05, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Chesterfield is Lloyd C Bird High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.