Richlands High School

Tel: (276)964-4602
  • Richlands High School serves 674 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Richlands High School operates within the Tazewell County School District.
  • Tazewell County School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 674 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students674 students
Richlands High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Richlands High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Richlands High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeRichlands High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Richlands High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Richlands High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Richlands High School Black Students (2008-2010)
Black
n/a
23%
Richlands High School Black Students (2009-2013)
White
n/a
52%
Richlands High School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Richlands High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.020.66
Richlands High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
38%
34%
Richlands High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Richlands High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tazewell County School District's student population of 6,226 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,704 in this district is less than the state average of $11,909. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,083 is less than the state average of $11,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameTazewell County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed6,2263,466
Tazewell County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate68%79%
Tazewell County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue$62 MM$41 MM
Tazewell County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$58 MM$40 MM
Tazewell County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$9,704$11,909
Tazewell County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$9,083$11,591
Tazewell County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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