Magna Vista High School

701 Magna Vista School Rd

Ridgeway, VA 24148-1170

Tel: (276)956-3147
Grades: 9-12

911 students

Magna Vista High School serves 911 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Magna Vista High School operates within the Henry County School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 911 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 911 students
Magna Vista High School Total Students (1989-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Magna Vista High School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Magna Vista High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 14:1 15:1
Magna Vista High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Magna Vista High School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
32%
24%
Magna Vista High School Black (1993-2013)
White
58%
53%
Magna Vista High School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Magna Vista High School Sch Ethnicity Magna Vista 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.
0.56 0.41
Magna Vista 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.
44%
32%
Magna Vista High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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%
Magna Vista High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,032 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Henry County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 10,032 3,850
Graduation Rate 73% 77%
District Total Revenue $82 MM $43 MM
District Spending $79 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,847 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,492 $11,065
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 Martinsville High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Martinsville Middle School (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Drewry Mason Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RidgewayDrewry Mason Elementary School
    45 Drewry Mason Dr
    RidgewayVA 24148
    (276)956-3154
    2.5 mi | 426 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MartinsvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rich Acres Elementary School
    400 Rich Acres School Rd
    MartinsvilleVA 24112
    (276)638-3366
    2.6 mi | 272 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RidgewayPatrick Henry Correctional Unit #28
    Alternative School
    18155 A Philpott Hwy
    RidgewayVA 24148
    (540)957-3183
    Alternative School

    3.9 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • MartinsvilleCarver Elementary School
    220 Trott Circle
    MartinsvilleVA 24112
    (276)957-2226
    5.6 mi | 523 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MartinsvilleMartinsville Middle School
    201 Brown St
    MartinsvilleVA 24112
    (276)403-5886
    6 mi | 511 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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  • Recommended April 18, 2011 - This is an amazing school with an amazing teacher named: Mr. Lowery. He's a wonderful World History teacher, and the school is amazing. Highly recommended. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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