Hanover High School

10307 Chamberlayne Rd.
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Hanover High School serves 1,464 students in grades 9-12.
Hanover High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,464 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hanover High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Hanover High School's student population of 1,464 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

Hanover High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hanover High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#77 out of 1792 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
81%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hanover High School's ranking?
Hanover High School is ranked #77 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Hanover High School often compared to?
Hanover High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Atlee High School, Patrick Henry High School, Mechanicsville High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 88% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hanover High School?
The graduation rate of Hanover High School is 96%, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Hanover High School?
1,464 students attend Hanover High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Hanover High School students are White, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hanover High School?
Hanover High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hanover High School offer ?
Hanover High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hanover High School part of?
Hanover High School is part of Hanover Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,464 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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