Magna Vista High School

701 Magna Vista School Rd
Ridgeway, VA 24148
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Magna Vista High School serves 1,071 students in grades 9-12.
Magna Vista High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Magna Vista High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Magna Vista High School's student population of 1,071 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,071 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Magna Vista High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Magna Vista High School is 0.60, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#242 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
82%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
26%
22%
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White
57%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Graduation Rate
85%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenry County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Magna Vista High School is Martinsville High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Martinsville Middle School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Drewry Mason Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgeway Drewry Mason Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
    2.5 miles
    45 Drewry Mason Drive
    Ridgeway, VA 24148
    (276) 956-3154
    2.5 PK-5 460
  • Martinsville Rich Acres Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    2.6 miles
    400 Rich Acres School Rd
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    (276) 638-3366
    2.6 PK-5 286
  • Martinsville G.w. Carver Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
    5.6 miles
    220 Trott Circle
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    (276) 957-2226
    5.6 PK-5 567
  • Martinsville Martinsville Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 427 students
    6.0 miles
    201 Brown St.
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    (276) 403-5886
    6 6-8 427
  • Martinsville Patrick Henry Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 427 students
    6.1 miles
    1810 Church Street Ext.
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    (276) 403-5812
    6.1 K-5 427

School Reviews

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This is an amazing school with an amazing teacher named: Mr. Lowery. He's a wonderful World History teacher, and the school is amazing. Highly recommended.
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