Hermitage High School

  • Hermitage High School serves 1,567 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) 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 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Hermitage High School's student population of 1,567 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hermitage High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hermitage High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1007 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hermitage 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)
83%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hermitage 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
48%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hermitage High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
32%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hermitage High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.650.43
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Graduation Rate
81%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hermitage 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
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hermitage 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 NameHenrico Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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