John S. Battle High School

21264 Battle Hill Dr
Bristol, VA 24202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
John S. Battle High School serves 617 students in grades 9-12.
John S. Battle High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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School Overview

John S. Battle High School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

John S. Battle High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John S. Battle High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#531 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
96%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 617 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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