Gate City High School

  • Gate City High School serves 502 students in grades 10-12.
  • 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 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Gate City High School's student population of 502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gate City High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gate City High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#64 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
n/a
23%
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White
96%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gate City High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.080.43
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gate City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSCOTT CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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