Colonial Beach High School

100 First St.
Colonial Beach, VA 22443
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Colonial Beach High School serves 222 students in grades 8-12.
Colonial Beach High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Colonial Beach High School's student population of 222 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Rankings

Colonial Beach High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Colonial Beach High School is 0.51, 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 Testing Rank
#1252 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
67%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColonial Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Colonial Beach High School is King George High School (12.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Colonial Beach Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colonial Beach Colonial Beach Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 418 students
    0.5 miles
    102 First Street
    Colonial Beach, VA 22443
    (804) 224-9897
    0.5 PK-7 418
  • Colonial Beach Washington District Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
    5.8 miles
    454 Oak Grove Road
    Colonial Beach, VA 22443
    (804) 224-9100
    5.8 PK-5 423
  • Newburg Piccowaxen Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 418 students
    6.8 miles
    12834 Rock Point Rd
    Newburg, MD 20664
    (301) 934-1977
    6.8 6-8 418
  • Newburg Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
    6.9 miles
    12872 Rock Point Rd
    Newburg, MD 20664
    (301) 934-4091
    6.9 PK-5 429
  • Dahlgren Potomac Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 718 students
    7.0 miles
    16495 15th Street
    Dahlgren, VA 22448
    (540) 663-3322
    7 K-6 718

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