Richlands High School

  • Richlands High School serves 694 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Richlands High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Richlands High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Richlands High School's student population of 694 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students694 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richlands High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richlands High School is 0.04, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#209 out of 1801 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richlands High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richlands High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Richlands High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Richlands High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
98%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Richlands High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richlands High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.040.68
This chart display the diversity score of Richlands High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Richlands High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richlands 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 NameTazewell Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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