Grassfield High School

  • Grassfield High School serves 2,094 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Grassfield High School operates within the Chesapeake City School District.
  • Chesapeake City School District's 79% graduation rate is equal to the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2094 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,094 students
Grassfield High School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Grassfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
Grassfield High School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Grassfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Grassfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Grassfield High School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
6%
14%
Grassfield High School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
21%
23%
Grassfield High School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
64%
51%
Grassfield High School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Grassfield High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
5%
Grassfield High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Grassfield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA 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.
0.54 0.42
Grassfield High School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
6%
34%
Grassfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Grassfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesapeake City School District's student population of 39,707 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,948 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,406 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Chesapeake City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
4
Number of Students Managed 39,707 3,627
Chesapeake City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 79%
Chesapeake City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $435 MM $41 MM
Chesapeake City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $453 MM $40 MM
Chesapeake City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,948 $11,380
Chesapeake City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,406 $11,077
Chesapeake City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesapeakeGrassfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 902 students
    0.8 miles
    , No Street Address
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-8923
    0.8PK-5902
  • ChesapeakeCedar Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 787 students
    1.4 miles
    , No Street Address
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)547-0166
    1.4PK-5787
  • ChesapeakeChesapeake Center For Sci &techVocational School

    1.4 miles
    , No Street Address
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)547-0134
    1.4n/an/a
  • ChesapeakeHugo A Owens Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1116 students
    1.7 miles
    , No Street Address
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-5382
    1.76-81116
  • ChesapeakeDeep Creek Central Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 613 students
    2 miles
    , No Street Address
    ChesapeakeVA 23323
    (757)558-5356
    2PK-5613

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  2/24/2016
Poor academic support classes.
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5  3/19/2015
Both our kids attended this school, and we are very happy with the services provided. They have a great sports program, great music and fine art education, and JROTC activities. The faculty was always very supportive, and the technology applied is state of the art.
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