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 (2002-2014)
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)
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 increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,885 in this district is less than the state average of $11,091. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,024 is less than the state average of $11,504. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 88% 79%
Chesterfield County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $582 MM $40 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $590 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,885 $11,091
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,024 $11,504
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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