Gloucester High School

6680 Short Ln,

Gloucester, VA, 23061-9291

Tel: (804)693-2526
Grades: 9-12

1,884 students

Gloucester High School serves 1,884 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Gloucester High School operates within the Gloucester County Public s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1884 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,884 students
Gloucester High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Gloucester High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gloucester High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Gloucester High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Gloucester High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Gloucester High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
9%
25%
Gloucester High School Black (1993-2012)
White
81%
53%
Gloucester High School White (1993-2012)
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.
0.33 0.64
Gloucester 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.
22%
32%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 64% over five years.
School District Name Gloucester County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed 5,841 3,669
Gloucester County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 77%
Gloucester County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $43 MM
Gloucester County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $42 MM
Gloucester County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,076 $11,282
Gloucester County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,063 $11,065
Gloucester 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 Page Middle School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Page Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas C. Walker Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gloucester Thomas C. Walker Elementary School
    6099 T C Walker Rd
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-5445
    1.1  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Page Middle School
    6636 Short Ln
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-2540
    1.8  mi  |  426  students  |  Gr.  8
  • Gloucester Botetourt Elementary School
    6361 Main St
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-2151
    2.2  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Mid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed Center
    Special Education School
    Gloucester Co. Public Schools
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-7880
    Special Education School
    2.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Gloucester Bethel Elementary School
    2991 Hickory Fork Rd
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-2360
    4.8  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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