Narrows High School

1 Green Wave Ln,

Narrows, VA, 24124-0339

Tel: (540)726-2384
Grades: 8-12

293 students

Narrows High School serves 293 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Narrows High School operates within the Giles County Public s School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 293 students
Narrows High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Narrows High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Narrows High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 11:1 15:1
Narrows High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Narrows High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Narrows High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
n/a
25%
Narrows High School Black (2004-2007)
White
96%
53%
Narrows High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Narrows High School Sch Ethnicity Narrows 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.
0.08 0.84
Narrows 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.
33%
32%
Narrows High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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%
7%
Narrows High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,445 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Giles County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 2,445 3,801
Giles County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 73% 77%
Giles County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $43 MM
Giles County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $42 MM
Giles County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,824 $11,282
Giles County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,210 $11,065
Giles 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 Giles County Technical Center (3.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Peterstown Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Narrows Elem./mid. Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Narrows Narrows Elem./mid. Elementary School
    401 Wolf St
    Narrows , VA , 24124
    (540)726-2391
    0.5  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  KG-7
  • Pearisburg Giles County Technical Center
    Vocational School
    1827 Wenonah Ave
    Pearisburg , VA , 24134
    (540)921-1166
    Vocational School
    3.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pearisburg Giles High School
    1825 Wenonah Ave
    Pearisburg , VA , 24134
    (540)921-1711
    3.9  mi  |  682  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Pearisburg Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School
    1001 Henson Ave
    Pearisburg , VA , 24134
    (540)921-1363
    4.3  mi  |  513  students  |  Gr.  PK-7
  • Peterstown Peterstown Elementary School
    108 College Dr
    Peterstown , WV , 24963
    (304)753-4328
    4.4  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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Virginia 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 0.84, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Accomack County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.