Rt 198 9889 Buckley Hall Road
Mathews, VA 23109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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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 Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Mathews High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#734 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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