Tucker High School

Tucker High School serves 1,465 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Tucker High School operates within the Henrico County Public s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1465 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,465 students
Tucker High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Tucker High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tucker High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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
Tucker High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
6%
Tucker High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
11%
12%
Tucker High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
25%
25%
Tucker High School Black (1993-2012)
White
44%
53%
Tucker High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tucker High School Sch Ethnicity Tucker 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.
0.72 0.41
Tucker 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.
32%
32%
Tucker 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.
7%
7%
Tucker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 83,551 students has grown by 70% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Henrico County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
8
Number of Students Managed 83,551 3,801
Henrico County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 77%
Henrico County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $510 MM $43 MM
Henrico County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $541 MM $42 MM
Henrico County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,415 $11,282
Henrico County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,042 $11,065
Henrico 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 Hermitage High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Holman Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Davis Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Henrico Holman Middle School
    2910 Parham Rd
    Henrico , VA , 23294
    (804)346-1300
    0.1  mi  |  843  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richmond Davis Elementary School
    8801 Nesslewood Dr
    Richmond , VA , 23229
    (804)527-4620
    0.7  mi  |  640  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Longan Elementary School
    9200 Mapleview Ave
    Richmond , VA , 23294
    (804)527-4640
    0.8  mi  |  558  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Skipwith Elementary School
    2401 Skipwith Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23294
    (804)527-4650
    0.9  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Tuckahoe Middle School
    9000 Three Chopt Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23229
    (804)673-3720
    1.6  mi  |  1081  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Henrico County, VA 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 0.45, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Henrico County is Henrico County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.