3401 Bruin Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Blacksburg High School serves 1,211 students in grades 9-12.
Blacksburg High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Blacksburg High School's student population of 1,211 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Blacksburg High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Blacksburg High School is 0.37, 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
#124 out of 1800 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
79%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Graduation Rate
95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Btm 50%)

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