Richlands High School

Offroute 460,

Richlands, VA, 24641-3069

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

731 students

Richlands High School serves 731 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Richlands High School operates within the Tazewell County Public s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 731 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 731 students
Richlands High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Richlands High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Richlands High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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
Richlands High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Richlands High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Richlands High School Hispanic (2008-2010)
Black
1%
25%
Richlands High School Black (2009-2012)
White
96%
53%
Richlands High School White (1993-2012)
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.
0.08 0.64
Richlands 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.
32%
32%
Richlands High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Richlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Tazewell County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 6,739 3,669
Tazewell County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 77%
Tazewell County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $43 MM
Tazewell County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $42 MM
Tazewell County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,439 $11,282
Tazewell County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,014 $11,065
Tazewell 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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richlands Richlands Middle School
    Off U Southroute 460
    Richlands , VA , 24614
    (276)963-5370
    0  mi  |  586  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richlands Richlands Elementary School
    Offroute 460
    Richlands , VA , 24641
    (276)964-4112
    0.2  mi  |  603  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cedar Bluff Cedar Bluff Elementary School
    Cedar Valley Dr
    Cedar Bluff , VA , 24609
    (276)963-5765
    1.5  mi  |  490  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Raven Raven Elementary School
    22 School St
    Raven , VA , 24639
    (276)964-9437
    4.2  mi  |  214  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Swords Creek Givens Elementary School
    Hwy 67
    Swords Creek , VA , 24649
    (276)991-0001
    9.1  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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