Prince George High School

  • Prince George High School serves 1,376 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Prince George 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prince George 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prince George High School is 0.62, 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#790 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)
86%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
37%
23%
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White
49%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.620.68
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Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George County School District
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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