Gloucester High School

Gloucester High School serves 1,799 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Gloucester High School operates within the Gloucester County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1799 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,799 students
Gloucester High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Gloucester High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gloucester High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less 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
Gloucester High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Gloucester High School Hispanic (1994-2013)
Black
9%
24%
Gloucester High School Black (1993-2013)
White
83%
53%
Gloucester High School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Gloucester High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Gloucester High School Sch 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.
0.30 0.41
Gloucester 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.
20%
32%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
7%
6%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,992 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Gloucester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,992 3,850
Gloucester County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 74% 77%
Gloucester County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $43 MM
District Spending $67 MM $42 MM
Gloucester County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,076 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,063 $11,065
Gloucester 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 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 (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GloucesterThomas C. Walker Elementary School
    6099 T C Walker Rd
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-5445
    1.2 mi | 314 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GloucesterPage Middle School
    6636 Short Ln
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2540
    1.8 mi | 453 students | Gr. 8                      
  • GloucesterBotetourt Elementary School
    6361 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    2.2 mi | 655 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GloucesterMid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed Center
    Special Education School
    Gloucester Co. Public Schools
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    Special Education School

    2.2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • GloucesterBethel Elementary School
    2991 Hickory Fork Rd
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2360
    4.8 mi | 493 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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