Manchester High School

  • Manchester High School serves 2,028 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Manchester High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • Manchester High School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.
  • Chesterfield County School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the Virginia state average of 87%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Manchester High School's student population of 2028 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 134 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,028 students
Manchester High School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Manchester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers134 teachers
Manchester High School Total Teachers (1993-2016)
Students by GradeManchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Manchester High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Manchester High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
80%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Manchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2016)
Asian
2%
7%
Manchester High School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
9%
14%
Manchester High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
29%
23%
Manchester High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
56%
50%
Manchester High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Manchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsManchester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.42
Manchester High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
93%
87%
Manchester High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
Manchester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
Manchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Manchester High School is Chesterfield County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Chesterfield County School District's student population of 58,448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 83% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,198 in this district is less than the state average of $11,628. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,999 is less than the state average of $11,792. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameChesterfield County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    64
    4
    Number of Students Managed58,4483,554
    Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    80%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    83%
    80%
    District Graduation Rate
    88%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$600 MM$41 MM
    District Spending$589 MM$42 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,198$11,628
    District Spending / Student$9,999$11,792
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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