Lancaster High School

Lancaster High School serves 400 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Lancaster High School operates within the Lancaster County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 400 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 400 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same 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 12:1 15:1
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
43%
24%
White
51%
53%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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.
0.56 0.41
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.
50%
32%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,332 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Lancaster County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,332 3,850
Graduation Rate 78% 77%
District Total Revenue $17 MM $43 MM
District Spending $16 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,279 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,796 $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 Northumberland High School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lancaster Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lancaster Primary (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lancaster Lancaster Primary
    36 Primary School Circle
    LancasterVA 22503
    (804)435-3196
    2.6 mi | 446 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • KilmarnockLancaster Middle School
    191 School St
    KilmarnockVA 22482
    (804)435-1681
    5.6 mi | 486 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Elementary School
    757 Academic Ln
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-8032
    9.6 mi | 697 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Middle School
    175 Academic Ln
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-5753
    10.2 mi | 346 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland High School
    201 Academic Ln
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-5192
    10.6 mi | 430 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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  • Recommended September 12, 2012 - The teachers and staff prepared me for my college career and life in the "real world". I can never show my enough appreciation for all that they did for me. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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