Petersburg High School

3101 Johnson Rd

Petersburg, VA 23805-2338

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 declined by 41% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 24% 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 Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade Petersburg High School Student 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 Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
95%
24%
Petersburg High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
3%
53%
Petersburg High School White Students (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Petersburg High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,689 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,153 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Petersburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,707 3,850
Petersburg City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 49% 77%
Petersburg City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $43 MM
Petersburg City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM $42 MM
Petersburg City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,689 $11,282
Petersburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,153 $11,065
Petersburg City School District 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 Grades Students
  • PetersburgVernon Johns Junior High School
    3101 Homestead Dr
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7020
    0.4 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 618 students                      
  • PetersburgWalnut Hill Elementary School
    300 South Blvd
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7005
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 661 students                      
  • PetersburgA.p. Hill Elementary School
    1450 Talley Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7002
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 593 students                      
  • PetersburgWestview Early Childhood Ed. Center
    1100 Patterson St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7010
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK | 347 students                      
  • PetersburgPeabody Middle School
    725 Wesley St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7075
    2.2 mi | Gr. 6-7 | 580 students                      

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