Nansemond River High School

3301 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 1,662 students in grades 9-12, Nansemond River 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 44% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (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 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in VA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 87% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Nansemond River High School's student population of 1,662 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,662 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
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School Rankings

Nansemond River 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 Nansemond River High School is 0.64, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
#696 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
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44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nansemond River 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.
87%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nansemond River 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.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
49%
22%
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White
34%
46%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Nansemond River High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
91%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nansemond River High School's ranking?
Nansemond River High School is ranked #696 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Nansemond River High School often compared to?
Nansemond River High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like King's Fork High School, Lakeland High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nansemond River High School?
The graduation rate of Nansemond River High School is 91%, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Nansemond River High School?
1,662 students attend Nansemond River High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Nansemond River High School students are Black, 34% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nansemond River High School?
Nansemond River High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nansemond River High School offer ?
Nansemond River High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nansemond River High School part of?
Nansemond River High School is part of Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : 91% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 87% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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