Gloucester High School

  • Gloucester High School serves 1,730 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 91% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Gloucester 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 top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • Gloucester High School operates within the Gloucester County School District.
  • Gloucester County School District's 86% graduation rate is lower than the Virginia state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Gloucester High School's student population of 1730 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,730 students
Gloucester High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Gloucester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
Gloucester High School Total Teachers (1987-2016)
Students by GradeGloucester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Gloucester High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gloucester High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
80%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Gloucester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2016)
Asian
n/a
7%
Gloucester High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Gloucester High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
9%
23%
Gloucester High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
81%
50%
Gloucester High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
6%
5%
Gloucester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsGloucester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.42
Gloucester High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
86%
87%
Gloucester High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Gloucester High School is Gloucester County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Gloucester County School District's student population of 5,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,584 in this district is less than the state average of $11,628. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,720 is less than the state average of $11,792. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameGloucester County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    4
    Number of Students Managed5,5573,554
    Gloucester County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    78%
    80%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    81%
    80%
    District Graduation Rate
    86%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$60 MM$41 MM
    District Spending$60 MM$42 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,584$11,628
    District Spending / Student$10,720$11,792
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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