Southampton High School

  • Southampton High School serves 837 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (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 2016-17 school year.
  • Southampton 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Southampton High School's student population of 837 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students837 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southampton High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southampton High School is 0.53, 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 School Rank (16-17)#73 out of 1801 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southampton 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)90-94%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southampton 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 Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southampton High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
41%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southampton High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
55%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southampton High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southampton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.530.68
This chart display the diversity score of Southampton High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Southampton High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southampton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southampton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthampton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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