Southampton High School

23350 Southampton Parkway,

Courtland, VA, 23837-2377

Tel: (757)653-2751
Grades: 9-12

857 students

Southampton High School serves 857 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Southampton High School operates within the Southampton County Public s School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 857 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 857 students
Southampton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Southampton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southampton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 15:1 15:1
Southampton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Southampton High School Asian (2000-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Southampton High School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
39%
25%
Southampton High School Black (1993-2012)
White
58%
53%
Southampton High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southampton High School Sch Ethnicity Southampton 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.
0.52 0.64
Southampton 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.
25%
32%
Southampton 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%
Southampton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,416 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Southampton County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed 3,416 3,669
Southampton County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 65% 77%
Southampton County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $43 MM
Southampton County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $42 MM
Southampton County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,058 $11,282
Southampton County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,317 $11,065
Southampton 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 Franklin High School (8.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Southampton Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meherrin Elementary School (5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Courtland Southampton Middle School
    23450 Southampton Parkway
    Courtland , VA , 23837
    (757)653-9250
    0.1  mi  |  603  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Newsoms Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Meherrin Elementary School
    28600 Grays Shop Rd
    Newsoms , VA , 23874
    (757)654-6461
    5  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Capron Capron Elementary School
    18414 Southampton Pky
    Capron , VA , 23829
    (434)658-4348
    5.5  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Courtland Riverdale Elementary School
    31023 Camp Parkway
    Courtland , VA , 23837
    (757)562-3007
    7.2  mi  |  627  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Capron Southampton Recep. & Classif.
    Alternative School
    15172 Old Belfield Rd
    Capron , VA , 23829
    (804)658-4171
    Alternative School
    7.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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