Varina High School

Varina High School serves 1,724 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Varina High School operates within the Henrico County School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1724 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,724 students
Varina High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Varina High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Varina High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Varina High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 16:1 16:1
Varina High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Varina High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
67%
23%
Varina High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
26%
52%
Varina High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Varina High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Varina 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.
0.49 0.42
Varina 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.
39%
33%
Varina High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Varina High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 50,569 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,088 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 $10,940 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Henrico County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
4
Number of Students Managed 50,569 3,815
Henrico County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 79%
Henrico County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $498 MM $42 MM
Henrico County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $541 MM $42 MM
Henrico County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,088 $10,576
Henrico County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,940 $10,658
Henrico 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 Franklin Military Academy (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rolfe Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baker Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HenricoRolfe Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 992 students6901 Messer Rd
    HenricoVA 23231
    (804)226-8730
    0.36-8992
  • HenricoBaker Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 492 students6651 Willson Rd
    HenricoVA 23231
    (804)226-8755
    0.8PK-5492
  • HenricoVarina Elementary School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 337 students2551 New Market Rd
    HenricoVA 23231
    (804)795-7010
    2.33-5337
  • HenricoWard Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 539 students3400 Darbytown Rd
    HenricoVA 23231
    (804)795-7030
    2.9PK-5539
  • HenricoGenerating Recovery Of Academic Direction
    Alternative School
    3.1 miles2915 Williamsburg Rd
    HenricoVA 23231
    (804)555-1212
    3.1n/a

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