Craig County High School

25239 Craigs Creek Road, Hwy 6
New Castle, VA 24127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Craig County High School serves 353 students in grades 6-12.
Craig County 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Craig County High School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Craig County 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 diversity score of Craig County High School is 0.06, 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
#1417 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
59%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
1%
22%
White
97%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
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6%
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Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCraig County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Craig County High School is Covington High School (13.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Academy Middle School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mccleary Elementary School (6.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle Mccleary Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 261 students
    6.8 miles
    25345 Craigs Creek Road, Hwy 6
    New Castle, VA 24127
    (540) 864-5173
    6.8 PK-5 261
  • Fincastle Breckinridge Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 203 students
    9.4 miles
    331 Springwood Rd
    Fincastle, VA 24090
    (540) 473-8386
    9.4 PK-5 203
  • Fincastle Central Academy Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 388 students
    9.6 miles
    367 Poor Farm Rd
    Fincastle, VA 24090
    (540) 473-8333
    9.6 6-8 388
  • Fincastle Botetourt Technical Education Center Vocational School

    9.7 miles
    253 Poor Farm Rd
    Fincastle, VA 24090
    (540) 473-8216
    9.7 n/a n/a
  • Covington Edgemont Primary Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 383 students
    11.2 miles
    574 West Indian Valley Road
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 965-1420
    11.2 PK-3 383

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