Council High School

  • Council High School serves 136 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Council 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Council High School's student population of 136 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students136 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Council High School
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Council High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Council High School is 0.00, 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#1423 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Council High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)65-69%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Council 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)70-74%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Council High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Council High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
16%
Black
n/a
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Council High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
White
100%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Council High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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6%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Council High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.000.68
This chart display the diversity score of Council High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥80%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Council High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Council 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
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Council 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 NameBuchanan County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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