Southampton High School

23350 Southampton Parkway

Courtland, VA 23837-2377

Tel: (757)653-2751
Grades 9-12
809 students
Southampton High School serves 809 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Southampton High School operates within the Southampton County School District.
Southampton County School District's 57% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 809 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 809 students
Southampton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southampton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Southampton High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Southampton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Southampton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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 0.42
Southampton High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
27%
33%
Southampton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
6%
Southampton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Southampton County School District's student population of 2,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 65% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,774 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,766 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Southampton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 2,863 3,815
Southampton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 57% 79%
Southampton County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $42 MM
Southampton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $32 MM $42 MM
Southampton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,774 $10,576
Southampton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,766 $10,658
Southampton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Franklin High School (8.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southampton Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meherrin Elementary School (5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CourtlandSouthampton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 647 students
    0.1 miles
    23450 Southampton Parkway
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)653-9250
    0.16-8647
  • Newsoms Meherrin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    5 miles
    28600 Grays Shop Rd
    NewsomsVA 23874
    (757)654-6461
    5PK-5312
  • CapronCapron Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 182 students
    5.5 miles
    18414 Southampton Pky
    CapronVA 23829
    (434)658-4348
    5.5PK-5182
  • CourtlandRiverdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 622 students
    7.2 miles
    31023 Camp Parkway
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)562-3007
    7.2PK-5622
  • CapronSouthampton Recep. & Classif.Alternative School

    7.2 miles
    15172 Old Belfield Rd
    CapronVA 23829
    (804)658-4171
    7.2n/an/a

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