Petersburg High School

3101 Johnson Rd

Petersburg, VA 23805-2338

Tel: (804)862-7096
Grades: 10-12

880 students

Petersburg High School serves 880 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Petersburg High School operates within the Petersburg City Public s School District.
The school district's 49% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 880 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 880 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Students by Grade Petersburg 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 0.12 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 14:1 15:1
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
94%
25%
White
2%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Petersburg High School Sch Ethnicity Petersburg 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.
0.12 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.
45%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,809 students has grown by 24% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Petersburg City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 5,809 3,801
Petersburg City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 49% 77%
Petersburg City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $43 MM
Petersburg City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM $42 MM
Petersburg City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,689 $11,282
Petersburg City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,153 $11,065
Petersburg City 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 Vernon Johns Junior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vernon Johns Junior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vernon Johns Junior High School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PetersburgVernon Johns Junior High School
    3101 Homestead Dr
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7020
    0.4 mi | 599 students | Gr. 8-9                      
  • PetersburgWalnut Hill Elementary School
    300 South Blvd
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7005
    1.4 mi | 617 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PetersburgA.p. Hill Elementary School
    1450 Talley Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7002
    1.6 mi | 598 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PetersburgWestview Early Childhood Ed. Center
    1100 Patterson St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7010
    2.1 mi | 346 students | Gr. PK                      
  • PetersburgPeabody Middle School
    725 Wesley St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7075
    2.2 mi | 611 students | Gr. 6-7                      

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Did You Know?
Petersburg, VA 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 0.33, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Petersburg is Mitkof Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.