368 Blazer Drive
Penn Laird, VA 22846
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Spotswood High School serves 936 students in grades 9-12.
Spotswood High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (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 87% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 936 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Spotswood High School's student population of 936 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
936 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Spotswood 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 Spotswood High School is 0.49, 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
#224 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
21%
18%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
68%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 936 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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