13833 Dumfries Rd
Manassas, VA 20112
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Charles J. Colgan Senior High School serves 2,283 students in grades 9-12.
Charles J. Colgan Senior 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 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Charles J. Colgan Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Charles J. Colgan Senior High School's student population of 2,283 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 126 teachers has grown by 48% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
126 teachers
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School Rankings

Charles J. Colgan Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Charles J. Colgan Senior High School is 0.69, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#392 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
16%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
49%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 20%)

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