Massaponax High School serves 1,729 students in grades 9-12.
Massaponax 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 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,729 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 54%
- Graduation Rate: 83% (Btm 50% in VA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 57% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 84% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Massaponax High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Most improved public schools
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Massaponax High School's student population of 1,729 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Massaponax High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Massaponax High School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#504 out of 1792 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Massaponax High School's ranking?
Massaponax High School is ranked #504 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Massaponax High School?
The graduation rate of Massaponax High School is 83%, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Massaponax High School?
1,729 students attend Massaponax High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Massaponax High School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Massaponax High School?
Massaponax High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Massaponax High School offer ?
Massaponax High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Massaponax High School part of?
Massaponax High School is part of Spotsylvania County Public Schools School District.
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