Tunstall High School

Tunstall High School serves 912 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Tunstall 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 912 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 912 students
Tunstall High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Tunstall High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Tunstall High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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 17:1 15:1
Tunstall High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
14%
24%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
82%
53%
Tunstall High School White Students (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Tunstall 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.
0.31 0.41
Tunstall 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.
28%
32%
Tunstall 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.
6%
6%
Tunstall High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,948 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,683 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,737 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 51% over four years.
School District Name Pittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 9,948 3,850
Pittsylvania County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 77%
Pittsylvania County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $43 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $109 MM $42 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,683 $11,282
Pittsylvania County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,737 $11,065
Pittsylvania County 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 George Washington High School (8.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tunstall Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stony Mill Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dry ForkTunstall Middle School
    1160 Tunstall High Rd
    Dry ForkVA 24549
    (434)724-7086
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 710 students                      
  • DanvilleStony Mill Elementary School
    100 Stony Mill Elementary Circ
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)685-7545
    3.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 530 students                      
  • DanvilleTwin Springs Elementary School
    100 Twin Springs Elem Circle
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)724-2666
    5.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 783 students                      
  • DanvilleBrosville Elementary School
    195 Bulldog Ln
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)685-7787
    5.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 260 students                      
  • DanvilleRegional Alternative/pittslvania Co
    Alternative School
    1601a Franklin Turnpike
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (804)432-4920
    Alternative School

    7 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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