Lancaster High School

  • Lancaster High School serves 375 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Lancaster High School operates within the Lancaster County School District.
  • Lancaster County School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 375 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 375 students
Lancaster High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lancaster High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Lancaster High School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Lancaster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 11:1 16:1
Lancaster High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Lancaster High School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Lancaster High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
49%
23%
Lancaster High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
47%
51%
Lancaster High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lancaster High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Lancaster High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Lancaster 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.
0.54 0.42
Lancaster High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
56%
34%
Lancaster High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Lancaster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lancaster County School District's student population of 1,220 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,904 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,497 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Lancaster County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,220 3,627
Lancaster County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 79%
Lancaster County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $41 MM
Lancaster County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $40 MM
Lancaster County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,904 $11,380
Lancaster County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,497 $11,077
Lancaster 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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  • Lancaster Lancaster Primary
    Grades: PK-3 | 405 students
    2.6 miles
    No Street Address
    LancasterVA 22503
    (804)435-3196
    2.6PK-3405
  • KilmarnockLancaster Middle School
    Grades: 4-8 | 440 students
    5.6 miles
    No Street Address
    KilmarnockVA 22482
    (804)435-1681
    5.64-8440
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 661 students
    9.6 miles
    No Street Address
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-8032
    9.6PK-5661
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 329 students
    10.2 miles
    No Street Address
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-5753
    10.26-8329
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 431 students
    10.6 miles
    No Street Address
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-5192
    10.69-12431

School Reviews

5  9/12/2012
The teachers and staff prepared me for my college career and life in the "real world". I can never show my enough appreciation for all that they did for me.
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