Southampton High School

23350 Southampton Pkwy

Courtland, VA 23837

Tel: (757)653-2751
  • Southampton High School serves 779 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Southampton High School operates within the Southampton County School District.
  • Southampton County School District's 57% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students779 students
Southampton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Southampton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Southampton High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeSouthampton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Southampton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Southampton High School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Southampton High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
40%
23%
Southampton High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
59%
52%
Southampton High School White Students (1995-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthampton 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.
0.500.66
Southampton 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.
26%
34%
Southampton 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.
8%
6%
Southampton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Southampton County School District's student population of 2,770 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,933 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 $10,911 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSouthampton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed2,7703,627
Southampton County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate57%79%
Southampton County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$35 MM$42 MM
Southampton County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$32 MM$42 MM
Southampton County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,933$10,576
Southampton County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,911$10,658
Southampton 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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  • CourtlandSouthampton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 658 students
    0.1 miles
    23450 Southampton Pkwy
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)653-9250
    0.16-8658
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    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
    5 miles
    28600 Grays Shop Rd.
    NewsomsVA 23874
    (757)654-6461
    5PK-5323
  • CapronCapron Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 181 students
    5.5 miles
    18414 Southampton Pky
    CapronVA 23829
    (434)658-4348
    5.5PK-5181
  • CourtlandRiverdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
    7.2 miles
    31023 Camp Parkway
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)562-3007
    7.2PK-5554
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    7.9 miles
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    FranklinVA 23851
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