Radford High School

Radford High School serves 451 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Radford High School operates within the Radford City School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 451 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 451 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 11:1 15:1
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
12%
24%
White
83%
53%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.30 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.
27%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,570 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,842 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 103% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,658 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 113% over four years.
School District Name Radford City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,570 3,850
Graduation Rate 75% 77%
District Total Revenue $27 MM $43 MM
District Spending $26 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,842 $11,282
District Spending / Student $17,658 $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 Christiansburg High School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John N. Dalton Int. Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belle Heth Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RadfordJohn N. Dalton Int. Middle School
    60 Dalton Dr
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)731-3651
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 239 students                      
  • RadfordBelle Heth Elementary School
    151 George St
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)731-3653
    0.7 mi | Gr. 3-6 | 470 students                      
  • RadfordRiverlawn Elementary School
    8100 Beth Nelson Dr
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)643-0748
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 446 students                      
  • RadfordMcharg Elementary School
    700 Twelfth St
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)731-3652
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 410 students                      
  • RadfordBelview Elementary School
    3187 Peppers Ferry Rd
    RadfordVA 24141
    (540)633-3200
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 288 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Related School Videos

View more school videos