Thomas Dale High School

Thomas Dale High School serves 2,314 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Thomas Dale High School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 2314 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,314 students
Thomas Dale High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Thomas Dale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Thomas Dale High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Thomas Dale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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
Thomas Dale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
6%
Thomas Dale High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
9%
13%
Thomas Dale High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
29%
23%
Thomas Dale High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
56%
52%
Thomas Dale High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Thomas Dale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Dale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.60 0.42
Thomas Dale High School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
n/a
33%
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.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,086 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,890 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,186 3,815
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 79%
Chesterfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $600 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $589 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,086 $10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,890 $10,658
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Chesterfield Community High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Salem Church Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C E Curtis Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesterC E Curtis Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 722 students3600 West Hundred Rd
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6175
    0.1PK-5722
  • ChesterEcoff Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 733 students5200 Ecoff Ave
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6185
    1.4PK-5733
  • ChesterC C Wells Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 674 students13101 South Chester Rd
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6265
    1.7PK-5674
  • ChesterChesterfield Community High School
    Alternative School
    2.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 262 students12400 Branders Bridge Rd
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6156
    2.19-12262
  • RichmondBellwood Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 499 students9536 Dawnshire Rd
    RichmondVA 23237
    (804)743-3600
    2.2PK-5499

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