C.d. Hylton High School

  • C.d. Hylton High School serves 2,306 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • C.d. Hylton High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

C.d. Hylton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • C.d. Hylton High School's student population of 2,306 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 134 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers134 teachers
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School Comparison

  • C.d. Hylton High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of C.d. Hylton High School is 0.73, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#523 out of 1801 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
39%
16%
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Black
28%
22%
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White
19%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in C.d. Hylton High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.730.68
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince William County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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The most important thing about Hylton that statistics cannot reveal, is the phenomenal way the teachers, administrators and staff nurture the children. Hylton is truly a family. Teens are treated with respect and care. --they in turn treat their school and everyone inside with with respect, creating a peaceful and positive learning environment.
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