Dinwiddie High School

Dinwiddie High School serves 1,374 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 47%.
Dinwiddie High School operates within the Dinwiddie County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1374 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 82% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,374 students
Dinwiddie High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Dinwiddie High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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
Dinwiddie High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Dinwiddie High School Hispanic (1997-2013)
Black
39%
24%
Dinwiddie High School Black (1993-2013)
White
53%
53%
Dinwiddie High School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.57 0.41
Dinwiddie 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.
36%
32%
Dinwiddie High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Dinwiddie High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,134 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Dinwiddie County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 5,134 3,850
Dinwiddie County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 77%
Dinwiddie County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $43 MM
District Spending $56 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,496 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,964 $11,065
Dinwiddie County School 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 Dinwiddie Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dinwiddie Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dinwiddie Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DinwiddieDinwiddie Junior High School
    11608 Courthouse Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-5430
    0.1 mi | 687 students | Gr. 8-9                      
  • DinwiddieDinwiddie Middle School
    11608 Courthouse Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-5430
    1.4 mi | 1044 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DinwiddieDinwiddie Elementary School
    13811 Boydton Plank Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-4580
    2.2 mi | 419 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DinwiddieSouthside Elementary School
    10305 Boydton Plank Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-4480
    2.9 mi | 436 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SutherlandSutherland Elementary School
    6000 R. B. Pamplin Dr
    SutherlandVA 23885
    (804)732-4168
    5.7 mi | 578 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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