85 Riverside Dr
Bassett, VA 24055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Bassett High School serves 1,161 students in grades 9-12.
Bassett High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bassett High School's student population of 1,161 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,161 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Bassett High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bassett High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#899 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
65%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,161 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Btm 50%)

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