James River High School

James River High School serves 2,062 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
James River 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 2062 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,062 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
6%
Hispanic
10%
12%
Black
16%
24%
White
66%
53%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.41
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
Graduation Rate 86% 77%
District Total Revenue $639 MM $43 MM
District Spending $627 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,611 $11,065
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 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 Grades Students
  • MidlothianBettie Weaver Elementary School
    3600 James River Rd
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2540
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 719 students                      
  • Midlothian Robious Elementary School
    2801 Robious Crossing Dr
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2500
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 690 students                      
  • MidlothianRobious Middle School
    2701 Robious Crossing Dr
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2510
    2.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1312 students                      
  • MidlothianMidlothian Middle School
    13501 Midlothian Turnpike
    MidlothianVA 23113
    (804)378-2460
    3.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1202 students                      
  • MidlothianMidlothian High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    401 Charter Colony Parkway
    MidlothianVA 23114
    (804)378-2440
    3.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1476 students                      

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