2425 Shorehaven Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Frank W. Cox High School serves 1,805 students in grades 9-12.
Frank W. Cox High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (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 94% (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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Frank W. Cox High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Frank W. Cox High School's student population of 1,805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
104 teachers
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School Rankings

Frank W. Cox High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Frank W. Cox High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#42 out of 1800 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
68%
46%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,805 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51

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