Courtland High School

  • Courtland High School serves 1,179 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Courtland High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • Courtland High School operates within the Spotsylvania County School District.
  • Spotsylvania County School District's 86% graduation rate is lower than the Virginia state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Courtland High School's student population of 1179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,179 students
Courtland High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Courtland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
Courtland High School Total Teachers (1987-2016)
Students by GradeCourtland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Courtland High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Courtland High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
80%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Courtland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2016)
Asian
2%
7%
Courtland High School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
12%
14%
Courtland High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
19%
23%
Courtland High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
62%
50%
Courtland High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Courtland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCourtland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.42
Courtland High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
Courtland High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
Courtland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
Courtland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Courtland High School is Spotsylvania County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Spotsylvania County School District's student population of 23,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 82% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,973 in this district is less than the state average of $11,628. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,615 is less than the state average of $11,792. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSpotsylvania County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    34
    4
    Number of Students Managed23,7313,554
    Spotsylvania County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    80%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    78%
    80%
    District Graduation Rate
    86%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$261 MM$41 MM
    District Spending$252 MM$42 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,973$11,628
    District Spending / Student$10,615$11,792
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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