Matoaca High School

  • Matoaca High School serves 1,833 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Matoaca 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 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Matoaca High School's student population of 1,833 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,833 students
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Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matoaca High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matoaca High School is 0.59, 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)
Overall School Rank#659 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Matoaca High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
40%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Matoaca High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
50%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Matoaca High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Matoaca High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.590.42
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Matoaca High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Matoaca High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesterfield County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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We moved here when my son was in 8th grade and had to pick a high school for him right away. He chose the IT program at Matoaca and was accepted. I can't imagine a better choice. It's a wonderful school with caring, concerned, and friendly teachers and staff. My son loves it there and his younger brother plans to apply for the same program in 2 years.
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