Mathews High School

  • Mathews High School serves 415 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Mathews High School operates within the Mathews County School District.
  • Mathews County School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 415 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 415 students
Mathews High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mathews High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mathews High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Mathews High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less 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 13:1 16:1
Mathews High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Mathews High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Mathews High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
8%
23%
Mathews High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
84%
51%
Mathews High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mathews High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Mathews High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Mathews 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.
0.29 0.42
Mathews 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.
26%
34%
Mathews 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.
2%
6%
Mathews High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mathews County School District's student population of 1,140 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,479 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,984 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Mathews County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,140 3,627
Mathews County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 79%
Mathews County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $41 MM
Mathews County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $40 MM
Mathews County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,479 $11,380
Mathews County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,984 $11,077
Mathews 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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    0.7 miles
    No Street Address
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    (804)725-2580
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    Grades: 5-8 | 346 students
    1 miles
    No Street Address
    MathewsVA 23109
    (804)725-2434
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    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
    11.5 miles
    No Street Address
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    11.5PK-5569
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    11.5 miles
    6489 Main Street
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    11.5n/an/a
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    11.9 miles
    No Street Address
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2526
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