Colonial Forge High School

Colonial Forge High School serves 2,036 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Colonial Forge High School operates within the Stafford County Public s School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 2036 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 129 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,036 students
Colonial Forge High School Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 129 teachers
Colonial Forge High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Colonial Forge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more 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 16:1 15:1
Colonial Forge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Colonial Forge High School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
9%
12%
Colonial Forge High School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
22%
25%
Colonial Forge High School Black (2000-2012)
White
57%
53%
Colonial Forge High School White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Colonial Forge High School Sch Ethnicity Colonial Forge 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.
0.62 0.41
Colonial Forge High School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
11%
32%
Colonial Forge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Colonial Forge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,296 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Stafford County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
8
Number of Students Managed 27,296 3,801
Stafford County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 77%
Stafford County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $266 MM $43 MM
Stafford County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $272 MM $42 MM
Stafford County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,919 $11,282
Stafford County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,126 $11,065
Stafford 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 North Stafford High School (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rodney E. Thompson Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winding Creek Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Stafford Winding Creek Elementary School
    475 Winding Creek Rd
    Stafford , VA , 22554
    (540)658-6400
    0.6  mi  |  680  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Stafford Rodney E. Thompson Middle School
    75 Walpole St
    Stafford , VA , 22554
    (540)658-6420
    1.2  mi  |  1124  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Stafford H.h. Poole Middle School
    800 Eustace Rd
    Stafford , VA , 22554
    (540)658-6190
    1.3  mi  |  852  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Stafford Anthony Burns Elementary School
    60 Gallery Rd
    Stafford , VA , 22554
    (540)658-6000
    1.6  mi  |  792  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Stafford Park Ridge Elementary School
    2000 Parkway Blvd
    Stafford , VA , 22554
    (540)658-6320
    2.2  mi  |  677  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Stafford, 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 0.24, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Stafford is Widewater Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.