Gretna High School

Gretna High School serves 611 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Gretna High School operates within the Pittsylvania County School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 611 students
Gretna High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Gretna High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gretna High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 16:1 15:1
Gretna High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
34%
24%
Gretna High School Black (1993-2013)
White
64%
53%
Gretna High School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Gretna High School Sch Ethnicity Gretna 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.
0.48 0.41
Gretna 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.
43%
32%
Gretna 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.
9%
6%
Gretna High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,948 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Pittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 9,948 3,850
Graduation Rate 72% 77%
District Total Revenue $90 MM $43 MM
District Spending $109 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,683 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,737 $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 Altavista High School (12 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gretna Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gretna Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GretnaGretna Middle School
    201 Coffey St
    GretnaVA 24557
    (434)656-2217
    0.1 mi | 426 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GretnaGretna Elementary School
    302 Franklin Blvd South
    GretnaVA 24557
    (434)656-2231
    0.4 mi | 571 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChathamChatham Elementary School
    245 Chatham Elementary Ln
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434)432-6461
    7.5 mi | 261 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChathamChatham Diversion Center
    Alternative School
    1541 Concord Rd
    ChathamVA 24531
    (804)432-4881
    Alternative School

    10.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • GretnaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mt. Airy Elementary School
    100 Mt Airy Elementary Circle
    GretnaVA 24557
    (434)335-5291
    10.5 mi | 203 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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