Castlewood High School

  • Castlewood High School serves 419 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Castlewood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Castlewood High School's student population of 419 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Castlewood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Castlewood High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1019 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
14%
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Black
n/a
23%
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White
100%
50%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castlewood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.42
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRussell County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul St. Paul Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 204 students
    2.6 miles
    3200 Deacon Drive, 3200 Deacon
    Saint Paul, VA 24283
    (276)762-5941
    2.6 PK-8 204
  • Castlewood Copper Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 112 students
    3.7 miles
    23894 U.s. Highway 58
    Castlewood, VA 24224
    (276)794-9306
    3.7 PK-K 112
  • Castlewood Castlewood Elementary School
    Grades: 1-7 | 472 students
    9.4 miles
    242 Blue Devil Circle
    Castlewood, VA 24224
    (276)762-2315
    9.4 1-7 472
  • Lebanon Lebanon High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 654 students
    10.3 miles
    105 Charles C Long Drive
    Lebanon, VA 24266
    (276)889-6539
    10.3 8-12 654
  • Coeburn Coeburn Primary
    Grades: PK-4 | 516 students
    10.9 miles
    332 School House Hill Dr.
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276)395-6100
    10.9 PK-4 516

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