Hickory High School

  • Hickory High School serves 1,766 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Hickory High School operates within the Chesapeake City School District.
  • Chesapeake City School District's 79% graduation rate is equal to the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1766 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,766 students
Hickory High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Hickory High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
Hickory High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeHickory High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Hickory High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Hickory High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
7%
14%
Hickory High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
5%
23%
Hickory High School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
82%
52%
Hickory High School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Hickory High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHickory High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.320.66
Hickory High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
4%
34%
Hickory High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Hickory High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesapeake City School District's student population of 38,605 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 80% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,682 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,468 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameChesapeake City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
4
Number of Students Managed38,6053,627
Chesapeake City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate79%79%
Chesapeake City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$463 MM$42 MM
Chesapeake City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$455 MM$42 MM
Chesapeake City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,682$10,576
Chesapeake City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,468$10,658
Chesapeake City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChesapeakeHickory Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1497 students
    0.2 miles
    1997 Hawk Blvd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-0468
    0.26-81497
  • ChesapeakeSoutheastern Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 739 students
    0.6 miles
    1853 Battlefield Blvd S
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-7676
    0.6PK-5739
  • ChesapeakeHickory Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
    1.3 miles
    109 Benefit Road
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)421-7080
    1.3PK-5465
  • ChesapeakeGreat Bridge High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1415 students
    3 miles
    301 West Hanbury Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)482-5191
    39-121415
  • ChesapeakeGreat Bridge Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 658 students
    3 miles
    253 West Hanbury Rd
    ChesapeakeVA 23322
    (757)482-4405
    33-5658

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