Patrick Henry High School

  • Patrick Henry High School serves 1,408 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Patrick Henry 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than 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 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Patrick Henry High School's student population of 1,408 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Patrick Henry High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Patrick Henry High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#622 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
77%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Patrick Henry High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.390.68
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Graduation Rate
92%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Patrick Henry High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
38%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanover County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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