Rural Retreat High School

321 E Buck St
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Rural Retreat High School serves 367 students in grades 9-12.
Rural Retreat High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Rural Retreat High School's student population of 367 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Rural Retreat High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Rural Retreat High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#53 out of 1791 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
≥95%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
96%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWythe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rural Retreat High School is George Wythe High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rural Retreat Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rural Retreat Rural Retreat Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 250 students
    0.0 miles
    325 E. Buck Ave.
    Rural Retreat, VA 24368
    (276) 686-5200
    0 6-8 250
  • Rural Retreat Rural Retreat Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
    0.8 miles
    100 Martha Debord Way
    Rural Retreat, VA 24368
    (276) 686-4125
    0.8 PK-5 373
  • Atkins Atkins Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
    7.7 miles
    5903 Lee Hwy
    Atkins, VA 24311
    (276) 783-3366
    7.7 PK-5 212
  • Wytheville Speedwell Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 139 students
    7.7 miles
    6820 Cedar Springs Rd
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 621-4622
    7.7 PK-5 139
  • Wytheville George Wythe High School Math: 91% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 441 students
    9.8 miles
    1 Maroon Way
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 228-3157
    9.8 9-12 441

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