Mathews High School

Rt 198 9889 Buckley Hall Road
Mathews, VA 23109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Mathews High School serves 395 students in grades 9-12.
Mathews High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mathews High School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Mathews High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Mathews High School is 0.31, 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
#694 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
68%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
83%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.310.68
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMathews County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mathews High School is Gloucester High School (11.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Hunter Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee-jackson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mathews Lee-jackson Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 369 students
    0.7 miles
    Rt 611 347 Church Street
    Mathews, VA 23109
    (804) 725-2580
    0.7 PK-4 369
  • Mathews Thomas Hunter Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 318 students
    1.0 miles
    Rt 611 387 Church St
    Mathews, VA 23109
    (804) 725-2434
    1 5-8 318
  • Gloucester Gloucester & Mathews Counties Gov's Health Sciences Academy Vocational School

    11.2 miles
    6099 T.c. Walker Road
    Gloucester, VA 23061
    (804) 693-7910
    11.2 n/a n/a
  • Gloucester Botetourt Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 622 students
    11.5 miles
    6361 Main Street
    Gloucester, VA 23061
    (804) 693-2151
    11.5 PK-5 622
  • Gloucester Gloucester High School Math: 78% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,762 student
    11.9 miles
    6680 Short Lane
    Gloucester, VA 23061
    (804) 693-2526
    11.9 9-12 1,762

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