Churchland High School

  • Churchland High School serves 1,418 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Churchland High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Churchland High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Churchland High School's student population of 1,418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Churchland High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Churchland High School is 0.49, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#219 out of 1801 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Churchland 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
68%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Churchland High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
23%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Churchland High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Churchland High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.490.68
This chart display the diversity score of Churchland High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Churchland High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Churchland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Churchland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortsmouth City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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All three of my children have graduated from Churchland and have loved every minute of their high school careers. I am a firm believer that each individual will get out of their education exactly what they put into it. One of my children left private school to attend Churchland to play sports. My daughter has been a tri-sport athlete every year and was the first female to score playing football in our division ever recorded. Dr. Bectol is a wonderful, caring, spirited principal who you will find at almost every sporting event, including the swim meets! She does it all!
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