Mathews High School

Mathews High School serves 425 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Mathews High School operates within the Mathews County School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 425 students
Mathews High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mathews High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mathews High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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 13:1 15:1
Mathews High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Mathews High School Hispanic (1999-2013)
Black
10%
24%
Mathews High School Black (1993-2013)
White
84%
53%
Mathews High School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Mathews High School Sch Ethnicity Mathews 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.
0.29 0.41
Mathews 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.
22%
32%
Mathews 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.
4%
6%
Mathews High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,183 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Mathews County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,183 3,850
Graduation Rate 84% 77%
District Total Revenue $14 MM $43 MM
District Spending $13 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,785 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,229 $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 Gloucester High School (11.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Hunter Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee-jackson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MathewsLee-jackson Elementary School
    Rt 611 347 Church St
    MathewsVA 23109
    (804)725-2580
    0.7 mi | 381 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • MathewsThomas Hunter Middle School
    Rt 611 387 Church St
    MathewsVA 23109
    (804)725-2434
    1 mi | 377 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • GloucesterThomas C. Walker Elementary School
    6099 T C Walker Rd
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-5445
    11.3 mi | 314 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GloucesterBotetourt Elementary School
    6361 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    11.5 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

    11.5 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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