Northumberland High School

  • Northumberland High School serves 431 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Northumberland High School operates within the Northumberland County School District.
  • Northumberland County School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 431 students
Northumberland High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Northumberland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Northumberland High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Northumberland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Northumberland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Northumberland High School Asian Students (2006-2012)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Northumberland High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
37%
23%
Northumberland High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
58%
51%
Northumberland High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Northumberland High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
5%
Northumberland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Northumberland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.42
Northumberland High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
34%
Northumberland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Northumberland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Northumberland County School District's student population of 1,421 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,062 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,600 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Northumberland County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,421 3,627
Northumberland County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 79%
Northumberland County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $41 MM
Northumberland County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $17 MM $40 MM
Northumberland County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,062 $11,380
Northumberland County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,600 $11,077
Northumberland County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 661 students
    2.4 miles
    No Street Address
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-8032
    2.4PK-5661
  • HeathsvilleNorthumberland Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 329 students
    2.4 miles
    No Street Address
    HeathsvilleVA 22473
    (804)580-5753
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    3.9 miles
    No Street Address
    LottsburgVA 22511
    (804)529-5840
    3.9n/an/a
  • LancasterLancaster High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 375 students
    10.6 miles
    No Street Address
    LancasterVA 22503
    (804)462-5177
    10.69-12375
  • Lancaster Lancaster Primary
    Grades: PK-3 | 405 students
    12.3 miles
    No Street Address
    LancasterVA 22503
    (804)435-3196
    12.3PK-3405

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