Appalachia High School (Closed 2012)

205 Lee St
Appalachia, VA
Appalachia High School served 249 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 85-89% (which was approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 86%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80-84% (which was lower than the Virginia state average of 88%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students249 students
This chart display total students of Appalachia High School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Appalachia High School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Appalachia High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
85-89%
86%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Appalachia High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
80-84%
88%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Appalachia High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Appalachia High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Appalachia High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Appalachia High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Appalachia High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
98%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Appalachia High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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6%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Appalachia High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.040.68
This chart display the diversity score of Appalachia High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(10-11)
70-79%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Appalachia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Appalachia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWise County School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Appalachia High School is Union High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Union Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Primary School (2.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big Stone Gap Union Primary School Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 786 students
    2.6 miles
    2945 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-4900
    2.6 PK-4 786
  • Big Stone Gap Union Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 606 students
    2.8 miles
    3137 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-0195
    2.8 5-8 606
  • Big Stone Gap Union High School Math: 90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
    3.8 miles
    322 Powell Valley Road
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-1290
    3.8 9-12 678
  • Norton J.i. Burton High School Math: 71% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 306 students
    7.7 miles
    109 11th St
    Norton, VA 24273
    (276) 679-2554
    7.7 8-12 306
  • Norton Norton Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 492 students
    8.7 miles
    205 E Park Ave
    Norton, VA 24273
    (276) 679-0971
    8.7 PK-7 492
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