Grafton High School

  • Grafton High School serves 1,193 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 2016-17 school year.
  • Grafton High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Grafton High School's student population of 1,193 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grafton High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grafton High School is 0.56, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#174 out of 1801 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
11%
23%
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White
64%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Grafton High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grafton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.560.68
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Grafton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grafton 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 NameYork Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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