Patrick Henry High School

2102 Grandin Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Patrick Henry High School serves 1,923 students in grades 9-12.
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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Patrick Henry High School's student population of 1,923 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,923 students
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Total Classroom Teachers123 teachers
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School Comparison

Patrick Henry High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Patrick Henry High School is 0.61, 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 Testing Rank
#850 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
73%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
38%
22%
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White
50%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.610.68
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Graduation Rate
83%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Patrick Henry High School is Cave Spring High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Woodrow Wilson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke Roanoke Valley Governor's School Magnet School

    0.0 miles
    2104 Grandin Rd Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2116
    0 n/a n/a
  • Roanoke Woodrow Wilson Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 487 students
    0.4 miles
    1813 Carter Rd Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2358
    0.4 6-8 487
  • Roanoke Grandin Court Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
    0.8 miles
    2815 Spessard Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2867
    0.8 PK-5 342
  • Roanoke James Madison Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 585 students
    0.8 miles
    1160 Overland Rd Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2351
    0.8 6-8 585
  • Roanoke Virginia Heights Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 322 students
    0.8 miles
    1210 Amherst Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2937
    0.8 PK-5 322

School Reviews

5  
I graduated from Patrick Henry in 2007, and despite the reputation it has with some folks in the area, I was very happy with the education I received. Essentially, education at Patrick Henry is what you make of it. I took plenty of AP and college-level courses and those prepared me very well for a rigorous (top 40 liberal arts) college education. Plenty of my classmates and friends attended top notch schools and it prepared most of us very well. The athletic and art programs are fairly strong- most every sport experiences some level of success. Additionally, the school has made the Newsweek rankings a few times in recent years- I don't think Hidden Valley or Cave Spring did. The new school is great- the classrooms are well equipped and the facilities are fairly safe. Parents of the kids in advanced classes are involved- unfortunately, the majority of parents are less involved and sometimes it shows with their children's academic performance. Overall, PH prepared me for the real world by forcing me to interact with kids from all across the socioeconomic spectrum and different ethnic origin, but still gave me a wonderful education that I can put to use at one of the nation's best small colleges.
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