Landstown High School

Landstown High School serves 2,398 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Landstown High School operates within the Va Beach City Public s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 2398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 139 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,398 students
Landstown High School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 139 teachers
Landstown High School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Landstown High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 17:1 15:1
Landstown High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
6%
Landstown High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
9%
12%
Landstown High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
30%
25%
Landstown High School Black (2002-2012)
White
38%
53%
Landstown High School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Landstown High School Sch Ethnicity Landstown 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.
0.74 0.41
Landstown High School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
23%
32%
Landstown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
Landstown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 72,043 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Va Beach City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
83
8
Number of Students Managed 72,043 3,801
Va Beach City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 77%
Va Beach City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $831 MM $43 MM
Va Beach City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $880 MM $42 MM
Va Beach City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,610 $11,282
Va Beach City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,292 $11,065
Va Beach 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 Advanced Technology Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Landstown Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Landstown Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Virginia BeachLandstown Elementary School
    2212 Recreation Dr
    Virginia BeachVA 23456
    (757)648-2880
    0.3 mi | 759 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Virginia BeachLandstown Middle School
    2204 Recreation Dr
    Virginia BeachVA 23456
    (757)648-4750
    0.3 mi | 1502 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Virginia BeachAdvanced Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1800 College Crescent
    Virginia BeachVA 23453
    (757)648-5800
    Vocational School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Virginia BeachNew Castle Elementary School
    4136 Dam Neck Rd
    Virginia BeachVA 23456
    (757)648-3080
    0.8 mi | 787 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Virginia BeachSalem Elementary School
    3961 Salem Lakes Blvd
    Virginia BeachVA 23456
    (757)648-3680
    1.2 mi | 462 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Virginia Beach, 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 0.50, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Virginia Beach is Landstown Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.