Pound High School (Closed 2012)

  • Pound High School served 222 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was less than the state average of 49%.
  • Pound High School operated within the Wise County School District.
  • Wise County School District's 81% graduation rate was higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 222 students
Pound High School Total Students (1987-2011)
Gender % Pound High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Pound High School Total Teachers (1988-2011)
Students by Grade Pound High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Pound High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2011)
Asian
n/a
6%
Pound High School Asian Students (2006-2009)
White
100%
51%
Pound High School White Students (1993-2011)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pound High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Pound 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.
n/a 0.42
Pound High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
39%
34%
Pound High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2011)
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.
8%
6%
Pound High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

School District Name Wise County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 6,111 3,627
Wise County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 79%
Wise County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $41 MM
Wise County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $83 MM $40 MM
Wise County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,631 $11,380
Wise County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,431 $11,077
Wise County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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