New Kent High School

  • New Kent High School serves 939 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher 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.
  • New Kent High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, 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 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • New Kent High School's student population of 939 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students939 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Kent High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 New Kent High School is 0.39, which is less 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Kent High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 New Kent High School and the percentage of 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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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
12%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in New Kent High School and the percentage of Black students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
77%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Kent High School and the percentage of White students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in New Kent High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Kent High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.390.42
This chart display the diversity score of New Kent High School and the average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of New Kent High School and graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Kent High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Kent High School and the percentage of 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 NameNew Kent County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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