Gate City High School

178 Harry Fry Dr.
Gate City, VA 24251
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Gate City High School serves 492 students in grades 10-12.
Gate City 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 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 ≥95% (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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gate City High School's student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Gate City 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 Gate City High School is 0.12, 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
#213 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
83%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
94%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.120.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScott County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Gate City High School is Gate City Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shoemaker Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gate City Gate City Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-9 | 487 students
    0.0 miles
    170 Harry Fry Drive
    Gate City, VA 24251
    (276) 386-6065
    0 7-9 487
  • Gate City Renaissance/scott Co Alternative School

    0.3 miles
    C/o Scott Co Public Schls, 340
    Gate City, VA 24251
    (276) 386-6118
    0.3 n/a n/a
  • Gate City Scott County Career And Technical Center Vocational School

    0.3 miles
    387 Broadwater Ave
    Gate City, VA 24251
    (276) 386-6515
    0.3 n/a n/a
  • Gate City Shoemaker Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 565 students
    0.5 miles
    218 Shoemaker Dr
    Gate City, VA 24251
    (276) 386-7002
    0.5 PK-6 565
  • Weber City Weber City Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 329 students
    1.3 miles
    322 Jennings St
    Weber City, VA 24290
    (276) 386-7981
    1.3 PK-6 329

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