James River High School

  • James River High School serves 2,144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • James River High School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.
  • Chesterfield County School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 127 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,144 students
James River High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % James River High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
James River High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade James River High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 17:1 16:1
James River High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
James River High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
14%
14%
James River High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
16%
23%
James River High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
63%
51%
James River High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
James River High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
5%
James River High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups James River 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.
0.56 0.42
James River High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesterfield County School District's student population of 59,725 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,437 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,888 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,725 3,627
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 79%
Chesterfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $618 MM $41 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $585 MM $40 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,437 $11,380
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,888 $11,077
Chesterfield 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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