321 E Buck St
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Rural Retreat High School serves 333 students in grades 9-12.
Rural Retreat High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Rural Retreat High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Rural Retreat High School's student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Rural Retreat High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Rural Retreat High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#247 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
2%
18%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
96%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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