Poquoson High School

Poquoson High School serves 816 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Poquoson High School operates within the Poquoson City Public s School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 816 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 816 students
Poquoson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Poquoson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Poquoson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Poquoson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Poquoson High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Poquoson High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
n/a
25%
Poquoson High School Black (1997-2012)
White
94%
53%
Poquoson High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Poquoson High School Sch Ethnicity Poquoson 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.
0.12 0.64
Poquoson 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.
7%
32%
Poquoson 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.
1%
7%
Poquoson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,232 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Poquoson City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 2,232 3,669
Poquoson City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 91% 77%
Poquoson City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
Poquoson City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Poquoson City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,595 $11,282
Poquoson City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,444 $11,065
Poquoson City 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 Tabb High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Poquoson Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poquoson Primary (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Poquoson Poquoson Primary
    19 Odd Rd
    Poquoson , VA , 23662
    (757)868-4403
    0.2  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Poquoson Poquoson Middle School
    985 Poquoson Ave
    Poquoson , VA , 23662
    (757)868-6031
    1  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Poquoson Poquoson Elementary School
    1033 Poquoson Ave
    Poquoson , VA , 23662
    (757)868-6921
    1.1  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Langley A F B Bethel Manor Elementary School
    1797 First St
    Langley A F B , VA , 23665
    (757)867-7439
    2.8  mi  |  378  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Yorktown Tabb High School
    4431 Big Bethel Rd
    Yorktown , VA , 23693
    (757)867-7400
    2.8  mi  |  1142  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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