550 Courthouse Rd
Stafford, VA 22554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Colonial Forge High School serves 2,103 students in grades 9-12.
Colonial Forge 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (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 91% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Colonial Forge High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Colonial Forge High School's student population of 2,103 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
124 teachers
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School Rankings

Colonial Forge High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Forge 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
#194 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
48%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 20%)

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