Chilhowie High School

Chilhowie High School serves 449 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Chilhowie High School operates within the Smyth County Public s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 65% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 449 students
Chilhowie High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Chilhowie High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Chilhowie High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 13:1 15:1
Chilhowie High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Chilhowie High School Asian (2006-2010)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Chilhowie High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
1%
25%
Chilhowie High School Black (1993-2012)
White
95%
53%
Chilhowie High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chilhowie High School Sch Ethnicity Chilhowie 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.
0.10 0.41
Chilhowie 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.
33%
32%
Chilhowie 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.
8%
7%
Chilhowie High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Smyth County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
8
Number of Students Managed 4,810 3,801
Smyth County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 77%
Smyth County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $43 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $42 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,282 $11,282
Smyth County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,089 $11,065
Smyth 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 Smyth Co. Career & Technical Center (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chilhowie Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chilhowie Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Middle School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-3942
    0 mi | 306 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChiilhowieChilhowie Elementary School
    130 Lee Hwy
    ChiilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8220
    0.8 mi | 618 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MarionSmyth Co. Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)646-8117
    Vocational School

    2.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Glade SpringGlade Spring Middle School
    33474 Stage Coach Rd
    Glade SpringVA 24340
    (276)739-3800
    5.9 mi | 324 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SaltvilleNorthwood High School
    305 Panther Ln
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-7751
    7.1 mi | 261 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Smyth 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 0.08, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Smyth County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.