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.
Chesterfield County School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 2314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 14% 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 (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Thomas Dale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 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 (1994-2014)
Hispanic
9%
13%
Thomas Dale High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
29%
23%
Thomas Dale High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
56%
52%
Thomas Dale High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Thomas Dale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.60 0.42
Thomas Dale 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.
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

Chesterfield County School District's student population of 59,186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 86% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,086 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,890 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 5% 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 79%
Chesterfield County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $600 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $589 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,086 $10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,890 $10,658
Chesterfield 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 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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    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
    0.1 miles
    3600 West Hundred Rd
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6175
    0.1PK-5722
  • ChesterEcoff Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
    1.4 miles
    5200 Ecoff Ave
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6185
    1.4PK-5733
  • ChesterC C Wells Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 674 students
    1.7 miles
    13101 South Chester Rd
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6265
    1.7PK-5674
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    Grades: 9-12 | 262 students
    2.1 miles
    12400 Branders Bridge Rd
    ChesterVA 23831
    (804)768-6156
    2.19-12262
  • RichmondBellwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
    2.2 miles
    9536 Dawnshire Rd
    RichmondVA 23237
    (804)743-3600
    2.2PK-5499

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