Tunstall High School

Tunstall High School serves 866 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Tunstall High School operates within the Pittsylvania County Public s School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 866 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 866 students
Tunstall High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Tunstall High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tunstall High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Tunstall High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
3%
12%
Tunstall High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
14%
25%
Tunstall High School Black (1993-2012)
White
80%
53%
Tunstall High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tunstall High School Sch Ethnicity Tunstall 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.
0.34 0.84
Tunstall High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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 (1994-2012)
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%
7%
Tunstall High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,882 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Pittsylvania County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
6
Number of Students Managed 9,882 3,926
Pittsylvania County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 77%
Pittsylvania County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $90 MM n/a
Pittsylvania County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $109 MM n/a
Pittsylvania County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,683 $0
Pittsylvania County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,737 $0
Pittsylvania County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Dry Fork Tunstall Middle School
    1160 Tunstall High Rd
    Dry Fork , VA , 24549
    (434)724-7086
    0.4  mi  |  745  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Danville Stony Mill Elementary School
    100 Stony Mill Elementary Circ
    Danville , VA , 24541
    (434)685-7545
    3.6  mi  |  521  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Danville Twin Springs Elementary School
    100 Twin Springs Elem Circle
    Danville , VA , 24540
    (434)724-2666
    5.5  mi  |  774  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Danville Brosville Elementary School
    195 Bulldog Ln
    Danville , VA , 24541
    (434)685-7787
    5.5  mi  |  251  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Danville Regional Alternative/pittslvania Co
    Alternative School
    1601a Franklin Turnpike
    Danville , VA , 24540
    (804)432-4920
    Alternative School
    7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Did You Know?
Pittsylvania County, 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 0.44, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.84. The most diverse school district in Pittsylvania County is Pittsylvania County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.