James River High School

James River High School serves 2,105 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
James River 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 2105 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 132 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,105 students
James River High School Total Students (1995-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 132 teachers
James River High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade James River 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 0.54 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 16:1 15:1
James River High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
Asian
5%
6%
Hispanic
9%
12%
Black
16%
25%
White
65%
53%
All Ethnic Groups James River High School Sch Ethnicity James River 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.
0.54 0.41
James River High School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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
8
Number of Students Managed 59,372 3,801
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 $43 MM
Chesterfield County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $627 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $11,282
Chesterfield County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,611 $11,065
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 Midlothian High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robious Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bettie Weaver Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MidlothianBettie Weaver Elementary School
    3600 James River Rd
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2540
    0.1 mi | 779 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MidlothianHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Robious Elementary School
    2801 Robious Crossing Dr
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2500
    2.4 mi | 690 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MidlothianRobious Middle School
    2701 Robious Crossing Dr
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2510
    2.4 mi | 1323 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MidlothianMidlothian Middle School
    13501 Midlothian Turnpike
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2460
    3.2 mi | 1165 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MidlothianMidlothian High School
    401 Charter Colony Parkway
    MidlothianVA 23114
    (804)378-2440
    3.6 mi | 1476 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Midlothian, 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 0.65, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Midlothian is Springfield Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.