Poquoson High School

  • Poquoson High School serves 698 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Poquoson High School's student population of 698 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students698 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poquoson High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poquoson High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#283 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
1%
23%
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White
90%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poquoson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.190.43
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Poquoson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoquoson City Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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