Riverheads High School

  • Riverheads High School serves 488 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Riverheads High School operates within the Augusta County School District.
  • Augusta County School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 488 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students488 students
Riverheads High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Riverheads High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Riverheads High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeRiverheads High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Riverheads High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Riverheads High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Riverheads High School Black Students (2005-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Riverheads High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
96%
52%
Riverheads High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Riverheads High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRiverheads High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.080.66
Riverheads High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
21%
34%
Riverheads High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Riverheads High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Augusta County School District's student population of 10,522 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,993 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,366 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAugusta County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed10,5223,627
Augusta County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate80%79%
Augusta County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$118 MM$42 MM
Augusta County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$112 MM$42 MM
Augusta County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,993$10,576
Augusta County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,366$10,658
Augusta County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • StauntonRiverheads Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
    0 miles
    17 Howardsville Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)337-2535
    0PK-5537
  • StauntonBeverley Manor Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
    7.3 miles
    116 Cedar Green Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)885-8024
    7.3PK-5374
  • StauntonBeverley Manor Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 731 students
    7.4 miles
    58 Cedar Green Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)886-5806
    7.46-8731
  • StauntonBessie Weller Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 435 students
    8.4 miles
    600 Greenville Ave
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-3940
    8.4KG-5435
  • StauntonShelburne Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
    8.4 miles
    300 Grubert Ave
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-3930
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