Bassett High School

85 Riverside Dr
Bassett, VA 24055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 1,095 students in grades 9-12, Bassett High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,095 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 78% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bassett High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Bassett High School's student population of 1,095 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,095 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Bassett High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bassett High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
#694 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
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54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bassett 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 2020-21 school year data.
78%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bassett 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
18%
18%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
57%
46%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Bassett High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Bassett High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bassett High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bassett High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bassett High School's ranking?
Bassett High School is ranked #694 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Bassett High School often compared to?
Bassett High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Magna Vista High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bassett High School?
The graduation rate of Bassett High School is 86%, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Bassett High School?
1,095 students attend Bassett High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Bassett High School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bassett High School?
Bassett High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bassett High School offer ?
Bassett High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bassett High School part of?
Bassett High School is part of Henry Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,095 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : 86% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 78% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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