Poquoson High School

Poquoson High School serves 802 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Poquoson High School operates within the Poquoson City School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 802 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 802 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 15:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
2%
12%
White
93%
53%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.41
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.
6%
32%
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.
2%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,175 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Poquoson City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 2,175 3,850
Graduation Rate 91% 77%
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,595 $11,282
District Spending / Student $9,444 $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 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
  • PoquosonPoquoson Primary
    19 Odd Rd
    PoquosonVA 23662
    (757)868-4403
    0.2 mi | 391 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • PoquosonPoquoson Middle School
    985 Poquoson Ave
    PoquosonVA 23662
    (757)868-6031
    1 mi | 524 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PoquosonPoquoson Elementary School
    1033 Poquoson Ave
    PoquosonVA 23662
    (757)868-6921
    1.1 mi | 458 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • HamptonBethel Manor Elementary School
    1797 First St
    HamptonVA 23665
    (757)867-7439
    2.8 mi | 442 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • YorktownTabb High School
    4431 Big Bethel Rd
    YorktownVA 23693
    (757)867-7400
    2.8 mi | 1115 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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