Churchland High School

  • Churchland High School serves 1,362 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Churchland High School operates within the Portsmouth City School District.
  • Portsmouth City School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1362 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,362 students
Churchland High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Churchland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Churchland High School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by Grade Churchland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Churchland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Churchland High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Churchland High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
65%
23%
Churchland High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
28%
51%
Churchland High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Churchland High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Churchland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Churchland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.42
Churchland High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
34%
Churchland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Churchland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Portsmouth City School District's student population of 15,080 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,433 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,481 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Portsmouth City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
4
Number of Students Managed 15,080 3,627
Portsmouth City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 79%
Portsmouth City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $156 MM $41 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $157 MM $40 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,433 $11,380
Portsmouth City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,481 $11,077
Portsmouth City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PortsmouthChurchland Academy Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 727 students
    0.3 miles
    No Street Address
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2527
    0.3KG-6727
  • PortsmouthChurchland Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 916 students
    0.3 miles
    No Street Address
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2512
    0.37-8916
  • PortsmouthChurchland Preschool Center
    Grades: PK | 180 students
    0.3 miles
    No Street Address
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2533
    0.3PK180
  • PortsmouthChurchland Primary & Intermediate
    Grades: KG-6 | 578 students
    0.8 miles
    No Street Address
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2519
    0.8KG-6578
  • PortsmouthChurchland Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 822 students
    1.5 miles
    No Street Address
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2523
    1.5KG-6822

School Reviews

5  3/14/2014
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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