7801 Laurel Spring Rd
Prince George, VA 23875
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Prince George High School serves 1,376 students in grades 9-12.
Prince George High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to 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).

Top Rankings

Prince George High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Prince George High School's student population of 1,376 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
91 teachers
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School Rankings

Prince George High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Prince George High School is 0.63, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#527 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
34%
22%
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White
50%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prince George High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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It is very uncompfortable. Extremely boring. My teachers are very rude and hurt my feelings. PGHS makes me depressed and Im trying to go to a different school.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 50%)

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