Gretna High School

  • Gretna High School serves 576 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Gretna High School operates within the Pittsylvania County School District.
  • Pittsylvania County School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 576 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 576 students
Gretna High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gretna High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Gretna High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Gretna High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 14:1 16:1
Gretna High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Gretna High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
32%
23%
Gretna High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
65%
51%
Gretna High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gretna High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Gretna High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gretna 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.
0.48 0.42
Gretna High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
45%
34%
Gretna High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
6%
Gretna High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pittsylvania County School District's student population of 9,299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,953 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,992 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District Name Pittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 9,299 3,627
Pittsylvania County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
Pittsylvania County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $41 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $84 MM $40 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,953 $11,380
Pittsylvania County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,992 $11,077
Pittsylvania County 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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    7.5 miles
    No Street Address
    ChathamVA 24531
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    Grades: PK-5 | 215 students
    10.5 miles
    No Street Address
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    10.9 miles
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