Gretna High School

  • Gretna High School serves 577 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gretna High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Gretna High School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gretna High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gretna High School is 0.49, 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#641 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gretna High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gretna High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
31%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gretna High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
65%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gretna 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
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gretna High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.490.68
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gretna 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
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gretna 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 NamePittsylvania Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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