Armstrong High School

  • Armstrong High School serves 929 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Armstrong High School's student population of 929 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students929 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Armstrong High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Armstrong High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1721 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Armstrong 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Armstrong 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
96%
23%
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White
3%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Armstrong High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Armstrong High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.080.43
This chart display the diversity score of Armstrong High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
66%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Armstrong High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Armstrong High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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