Northumberland High School

Northumberland High School serves 444 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Northumberland High School operates within the Northumberland County Public s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 444 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 444 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade Northumberland High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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
Northumberland High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
37%
25%
White
54%
53%
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.
0.57 0.41
Northumberland 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.
37%
32%
Northumberland 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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,494 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Northumberland County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
8
Number of Students Managed 1,494 3,801
Northumberland County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 76% 77%
Northumberland County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $43 MM
Northumberland County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $42 MM
Northumberland County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,746 $11,282
Northumberland County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $11,065
Northumberland County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Lancaster High School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northumberland Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northumberland Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Middle School
    175 Academic Ln
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-5753
    2.4 mi | 333 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Elementary School
    757 Academic Ln
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-8032
    2.4 mi | 717 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LottsburgNorthern Neck Regional Special Ed
    Special Education School
    2172 Northumberland Hwy
    LottsburgVA 22511
    (804)529-5840
    Special Education School

    3.9 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • HaynesvilleHaynesville Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    650 Barn Field Rd
    HaynesvilleVA 22472
    (804)333-3577
    Alternative School

    10.5 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • HaynesvilleHaynesville Correctional Center Unit #17
    Alternative School
    Camp Seventeen Rd
    HaynesvilleVA 22472
    (804)333-3577
    Alternative School

    10.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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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.