Tunstall High School

Tunstall High School serves 932 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Tunstall High School operates within the Pittsylvania County School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 932 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 932 students
Tunstall High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Tunstall High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Tunstall High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Tunstall 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 0.31 is less 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
Tunstall High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
13%
23%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
82%
52%
Tunstall High School White Students (1993-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Tunstall 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.
0.31 0.42
Tunstall 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.
28%
33%
Tunstall 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%
Tunstall High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,293 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,153 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,886 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 59% over four years.
School District Name Pittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 9,293 3,815
Pittsylvania County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
Pittsylvania County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $42 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $120 MM $42 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,153 $10,576
Pittsylvania County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,886 $10,658
Pittsylvania 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 George Washington High School (8.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tunstall Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stony Mill Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dry ForkTunstall Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 701 students1160 Tunstall High Rd
    Dry ForkVA 24549
    (434)724-7086
    0.46-8701
  • DanvilleStony Mill Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 495 students100 Stony Mill Elementary Circ
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)685-7545
    3.6PK-5495
  • DanvilleBrosville Elementary School
    5.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 252 students195 Bulldog Ln
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)685-7787
    5.5PK-5252
  • DanvilleTwin Springs Elementary School
    5.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 802 students100 Twin Springs Elem Circle
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)724-2666
    5.5PK-5802
  • DanvilleRegional Alternative/pittslvania Co
    Alternative School
    7 miles1601a Franklin Turnpike
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (804)432-4920
    7n/a

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