Kecoughtan High School

Kecoughtan High School serves 1,914 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Kecoughtan High School operates within the Hampton City Public s School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1914 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,914 students
Kecoughtan High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Kecoughtan High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kecoughtan High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 16:1 15:1
Kecoughtan High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Kecoughtan High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Kecoughtan High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
42%
25%
Kecoughtan High School Black (1993-2012)
White
49%
53%
Kecoughtan High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kecoughtan High School Sch Ethnicity Kecoughtan 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.
0.59 0.64
Kecoughtan 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.
29%
32%
Kecoughtan 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.
7%
7%
Kecoughtan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,661 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Hampton City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
6
Number of Students Managed 21,661 3,669
Graduation Rate 66% 77%
Hampton City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $246 MM $43 MM
District Spending $242 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,275 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,098 $11,065
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 Phoebus High School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Syms Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Phillips Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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