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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Gloucester High School's student population of 1,730 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gloucester High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
9%
23%
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White
81%
50%
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gloucester High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.330.42
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gloucester High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGloucester County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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