Richlands High School

138 Tornado Alley

Richlands, VA 24641-3069

Tel: (276)964-4602
Grades: 9-12

721 students

Richlands High School serves 721 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Richlands High School operates within the Tazewell County School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 721 students
Richlands High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Richlands High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Richlands High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 14:1 15:1
Richlands High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
98%
53%
Richlands High School White (1993-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Richlands High School Sch Ethnicity Richlands 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.
0.04 0.41
Richlands High School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
35%
32%
Richlands High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2013)
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.
7%
6%
Richlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,446 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Tazewell County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 6,446 4,096
Graduation Rate 69% 77%
District Total Revenue $65 MM n/a
District Spending $62 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,439 $0
District Spending / Student $9,014 $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 Honaker High School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Richlands Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Richlands Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GrundyRichlands Middle School
    185 Learning Ln
    GrundyVA 24614
    (276)963-5370
    0 mi | 545 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RichlandsRichlands Elementary School
    309 East Front St
    RichlandsVA 24641
    (276)964-4112
    0.2 mi | 594 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Cedar BluffCedar Bluff Elementary School
    1089 Cedar Valley Dr
    Cedar BluffVA 24609
    (276)963-5765
    1.5 mi | 513 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RavenRaven Elementary School
    22 School St
    RavenVA 24639
    (276)964-9437
    4.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Swords CreekGivens Elementary School
    8153 Swords Creek Rd
    Swords CreekVA 24649
    (276)991-0001
    9.1 mi | 72 students | Gr. PK-2                      

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