Robert E. Lee High School

1200 North Coalter St

Staunton, VA 24401-2598

Tel: (540)332-3926
Grades: 9-12

741 students

Robert E. Lee High School serves 741 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Robert E. Lee High School operates within the Staunton City Public s School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 741 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 741 students
Robert E. Lee High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Robert E. Lee High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Robert E. Lee High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 12:1 15:1
Robert E. Lee High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Robert E. Lee High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Robert E. Lee High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
18%
25%
Robert E. Lee High School Black (1993-2012)
White
70%
53%
Robert E. Lee High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Robert E. Lee High School Sch Ethnicity Robert E. Lee 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.
0.47 0.41
Robert E. Lee 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.
30%
32%
Robert E. Lee 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.
5%
7%
Robert E. Lee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,681 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Staunton City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 2,681 3,801
Staunton City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 73% 77%
Staunton City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $43 MM
Staunton City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $42 MM
Staunton City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,146 $11,282
Staunton City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,293 $11,065
Staunton City 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 Virginia School For Deaf (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Virginia School For Deaf (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Staunton Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School
    1101 North Coalter St
    Staunton , VA 24401
    (540)332-3936
    0.2  mi  |  445  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Staunton Virginia School For Deaf
    Special Education School
    100 New Hope Rd
    Staunton , VA 24401
    (540)332-9000
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  74  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Staunton Virginia School For Blind
    Special Education School
    100 New Hope Rd
    Staunton , VA 24401
    (540)332-9000
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Staunton Shenandoah Valley Regional Alternative Ed/genesis
    Alternative School
    1825 Richmond Rd
    Staunton , VA 24001
    (540)213-6507
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Staunton Staunton Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    301 Greenville Ave
    Staunton , VA 24401
    (540)332-7500
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Did You Know?
Staunton, 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 0.05, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Staunton is Staunton Preschool Programs. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.