Thomas Dale High School

Thomas Dale High School serves 2,374 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to 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%.
Thomas Dale 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 2374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,374 students
Thomas Dale High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 155 teachers
Thomas Dale High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Thomas Dale High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 15:1 15:1
Thomas Dale High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Thomas Dale High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Thomas Dale High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
28%
25%
Thomas Dale High School Black (1993-2012)
White
58%
53%
Thomas Dale High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Dale High School Sch Ethnicity Thomas Dale 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.
0.58 0.84
Thomas Dale 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 Community High School (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Salem Church Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C E Curtis Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chester C E Curtis Elementary School
    3600 West Hundred Rd
    Chester , VA , 23831
    (804)768-6175
    0.1  mi  |  705  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chester Ecoff Elementary School
    5200 Ecoff Ave
    Chester , VA , 23831
    (804)768-6185
    1.4  mi  |  763  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chester C C Wells Elementary School
    13101 South Chester Rd
    Chester , VA , 23831
    (804)768-6265
    1.7  mi  |  691  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chester Chesterfield Community High School
    Alternative School
    12400 Branders Bridge Rd
    Chester , VA , 23831
    (804)768-6156
    Alternative School
    2.1  mi  |  331  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Richmond Bellwood Elementary School
    9536 Dawnshire Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23237
    (804)743-3600
    2.2  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Chester, 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 0.00, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Chester is Elizabeth Scott Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.