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 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • 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 OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,144 students
James River High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %James River High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers127 teachers
James River High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeJames River High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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%
52%
James River High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
3%
5%
James River High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJames River 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.
0.560.66
James River High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesterfield County School District's student population of 58,499 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,198 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,999 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameChesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
4
Number of Students Managed58,4993,627
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate88%79%
Chesterfield County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$600 MM$42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$589 MM$42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,198$10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,999$10,658
Chesterfield County 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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