Northumberland High School

Northumberland High School serves 430 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Northumberland High School operates within the Northumberland County School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 430 students
Northumberland High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Northumberland High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.53 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
3%
12%
Northumberland High School Hispanic (1995-2013)
Black
40%
24%
Northumberland High School Black (1993-2013)
White
56%
53%
Northumberland High School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 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.
36%
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.
7%
6%
Northumberland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,473 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 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,473 3,850
Graduation Rate 76% 77%
District Total Revenue $17 MM $43 MM
District Spending $16 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,746 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,099 $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 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 | 346 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Elementary School
    757 Academic Ln
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-8032
    2.4 mi | 697 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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