Gloucester High School

  • Gloucester High School serves 1,761 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Gloucester High School operates within the Gloucester County School District.
  • Gloucester County School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1761 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,761 students
Gloucester High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Gloucester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
Gloucester High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeGloucester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Gloucester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Gloucester High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Gloucester High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
10%
23%
Gloucester High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
81%
52%
Gloucester High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Gloucester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGloucester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.330.66
Gloucester High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
34%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Gloucester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gloucester County School District's student population of 4,932 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 64% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,584 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,720 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameGloucester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed4,9323,627
Gloucester County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate72%79%
Gloucester County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$60 MM$42 MM
Gloucester County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$60 MM$42 MM
Gloucester County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,584$10,576
Gloucester County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,720$10,658
Gloucester County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • GloucesterBotetourt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
    2.2 miles
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    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
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    2.2 miles
    Mid. Pen. Reg. Sp. Ed. Program
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    2.2n/an/a
  • GloucesterBethel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    4.8 miles
    2991 Hickory Fork Rd
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2360
    4.8PK-5539
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    Grades: 6-7 | 889 students
    5 miles
    2885 Hickory Fork Road
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-1499
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