Petersburg High School

3101 Johnson Rd

Petersburg, VA 23805-2338

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

819 students

Petersburg High School serves 819 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Petersburg High School operates within the Petersburg City School District.
The school district's 49% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 819 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 819 students
Petersburg High School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Petersburg High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade Petersburg 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 0.10 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
Petersburg High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Petersburg High School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
95%
24%
Petersburg High School Black (1993-2013)
White
3%
53%
Petersburg High School White (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Petersburg High School Ethnicity Breakdown 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.
0.10 0.41
Petersburg 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.
44%
32%
Petersburg 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.
5%
6%
Petersburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,707 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Petersburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,707 3,850
Graduation Rate 49% 77%
District Total Revenue $59 MM $43 MM
District Spending $57 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,689 $11,282
District Spending / Student $12,153 $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 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 | 618 students | Gr. 8-9                      
  • PetersburgWalnut Hill Elementary School
    300 South Blvd
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7005
    1.4 mi | 661 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PetersburgA.p. Hill Elementary School
    1450 Talley Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7002
    1.6 mi | 593 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PetersburgWestview Early Childhood Ed. Center
    1100 Patterson St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7010
    2.1 mi | 347 students | Gr. PK                      
  • PetersburgPeabody Middle School
    725 Wesley St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7075
    2.2 mi | 580 students | Gr. 6-7                      

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