Colonial Forge High School

Colonial Forge High School serves 2,015 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 School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 2015 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,015 students
Colonial Forge High School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 130 teachers
Colonial Forge High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
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 0.61 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 (2001-2013)
Asian
3%
6%
Colonial Forge High School Asian (2000-2013)
Hispanic
12%
12%
Colonial Forge High School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
22%
24%
Colonial Forge High School Black (2000-2013)
White
57%
53%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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.
0.61 0.41
Colonial Forge High School Diversity Score (2000-2013)
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 (2000-2013)
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%
Colonial Forge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,463 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 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 27,463 4,096
Graduation Rate 88% 77%
District Total Revenue $266 MM n/a
District Spending $272 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,919 $0
District Spending / Student $10,126 $0
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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • StaffordWinding Creek Elementary School
    475 Winding Creek Rd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6400
    0.6 mi | 671 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • StaffordRodney E. Thompson Middle School
    75 Walpole St
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6420
    1.2 mi | 1080 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • StaffordH.h. Poole Middle School
    800 Eustace Rd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6190
    1.3 mi | 847 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • StaffordAnthony Burns Elementary School
    60 Gallery Rd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6000
    1.6 mi | 777 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • StaffordPark Ridge Elementary School
    2000 Parkway Blvd
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)658-6320
    2.1 mi | 665 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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