Churchland High School

  • Churchland High School serves 1,362 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • 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 TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,362 students
Churchland High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Churchland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
Churchland High School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by GradeChurchland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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%
52%
Churchland High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Churchland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsChurchland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.500.66
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 (1995-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

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 increased from 56% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,905 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,222 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NamePortsmouth City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
4
Number of Students Managed15,0803,627
Portsmouth City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate69%79%
Portsmouth City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$182 MM$42 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$171 MM$42 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,905$10,576
Portsmouth City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,222$10,658
Portsmouth City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView 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
    4061 River Shore Rd
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2527
    0.3KG-6727
  • PortsmouthChurchland Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 916 students
    0.3 miles
    4051 River Shore Rd
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2512
    0.37-8916
  • PortsmouthChurchland Preschool Center
    Grades: PK | 180 students
    0.3 miles
    4061 River Shore Road
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2533
    0.3PK180
  • PortsmouthChurchland Primary & Intermediate
    Grades: KG-6 | 578 students
    0.8 miles
    5700 Hedgerow Ln
    PortsmouthVA 23703
    (757)686-2519
    0.8KG-6578
  • PortsmouthChurchland Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 822 students
    1.5 miles
    5601 Michael Ln
    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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