Mathews High School

Mathews High School serves 426 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Mathews High School operates within the Mathews County Public s School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 426 students
Mathews High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Mathews High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mathews High School 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 0.35 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 12:1 15:1
Mathews High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Mathews High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Mathews High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
11%
25%
Mathews High School Black (1993-2012)
White
80%
53%
Mathews High School White (1993-2012)
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.
0.35 0.41
Mathews 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.
26%
32%
Mathews 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.
5%
7%
Mathews High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,180 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 Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
8
Number of Students Managed 1,180 3,801
Mathews County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 77%
Mathews County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $43 MM
Mathews County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $42 MM
Mathews County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,785 $11,282
Mathews County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,229 $11,065
Mathews 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mathews Lee-jackson Elementary School
    Rt 611 347 Church St
    Mathews , VA , 23109
    (804)725-2580
    0.7  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Mathews Thomas Hunter Middle School
    Rt 611 387 Church St
    Mathews , VA , 23109
    (804)725-2434
    1  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Gloucester Thomas C. Walker Elementary School
    6099 T C Walker Rd
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-5445
    11.3  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Botetourt Elementary School
    6361 Main St
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-2151
    11.5  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Mid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed Center
    Special Education School
    Gloucester Co. Public Schools
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-7880
    Special Education School
    11.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Did You Know?
Virginia 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 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Prince William County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.