Frank W. Cox High School

2425 Shorehaven Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Frank W. Cox High School serves 1,858 students in grades 9-12.
Frank W. Cox High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Frank W. Cox High School's student population of 1,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

Frank W. Cox High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Frank W. Cox High School is 0.48, 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
#256 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
82%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
71%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.480.68
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Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Frank W. Cox High School is First Colonial High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Great Neck Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Great Neck Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,183 student
    0.8 miles
    1848 North Great Neck Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4550
    0.8 6-8 1,183
  • Virginia Beach John B. Dey Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 817 students
    1.0 miles
    1900 N Great Neck Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2440
    1 PK-5 817
  • Virginia Beach Alanton Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
    1.3 miles
    1441 Stephens Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2000
    1.3 PK-5 610
  • Virginia Beach Trantwood Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    1.4 miles
    2344 Inlynnview Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4000
    1.4 PK-5 548
  • Virginia Beach First Colonial High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,849 student
    1.5 miles
    1272 Mill Dam Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5300
    1.5 9-12 1,849

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