Monacan High School

11501 Smoketree Dr.
Richmond, VA 23236
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 1,608 students in grades 9-12, Monacan High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : 94% (Top 20% in VA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 86% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Monacan High School's student population of 1,608 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,608 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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School Rankings

Monacan High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Monacan High School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#646 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Monacan High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Monacan High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
86%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Monacan 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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
70%
59%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
52%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Monacan High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Monacan High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Monacan High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Monacan High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Monacan High School's ranking?
Monacan High School is ranked #646 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Monacan High School often compared to?
Monacan High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Midlothian High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 86% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Monacan High School?
The graduation rate of Monacan High School is 94%, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Monacan High School?
1,608 students attend Monacan High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Monacan High School students are White, 25% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Monacan High School?
Monacan High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Monacan High School offer ?
Monacan High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Monacan High School part of?
Monacan High School is part of Chesterfield Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : 94% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 86% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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