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 declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 37% 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 Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dinwiddie High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
39%
24%
Dinwiddie High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
53%
53%
Dinwiddie High School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Dinwiddie High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dinwiddie High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
The district revenue/student of $11,496 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,964 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four 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 Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 77%
Dinwiddie County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $43 MM
Dinwiddie County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $42 MM
Dinwiddie County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,496 $11,282
Dinwiddie County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,964 $11,065
Dinwiddie County School District 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 Grades Students
  • DinwiddieDinwiddie Junior High School
    11608 Courthouse Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-5430
    0.1 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 687 students                      
  • DinwiddieDinwiddie Middle School
    11608 Courthouse Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-5430
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1044 students                      
  • DinwiddieDinwiddie Elementary School
    13811 Boydton Plank Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-4580
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 419 students                      
  • DinwiddieSouthside Elementary School
    10305 Boydton Plank Rd
    DinwiddieVA 23841
    (804)469-4480
    2.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 436 students                      
  • SutherlandSutherland Elementary School
    6000 R. B. Pamplin Dr
    SutherlandVA 23885
    (804)732-4168
    5.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 578 students                      

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