Grassfield High School

  • Grassfield High School serves 2,071 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (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 97% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grassfield High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Grassfield High School's student population of 2,071 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 127 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,071 students
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Total Classroom Teachers127 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grassfield High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grassfield High School is 0.55, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3 out of 1801 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
64%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score0.550.68
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesapeake City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Poor academic support classes.
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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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