Spotsylvania High School

6975 Courthouse Rd
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Spotsylvania High School serves 1,181 students in grades 9-12.
Spotsylvania High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (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 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Spotsylvania High School's student population of 1,181 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

Spotsylvania High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Spotsylvania High School is 0.41, 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
#751 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
76%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.410.68
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Graduation Rate
85%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpotsylvania County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spotsylvania High School is Courtland High School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Post Oak Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spotsylvania Post Oak Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 727 students
    0.1 miles
    6959 Courthouse Rd
    Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    (540) 582-7517
    0.1 6-8 727
  • Fredericksburg John J. Wright Educational And Cultural Center Alternative School

    3.1 miles
    7565 Courthouse Road
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    (540) 834-2556
    3.1 n/a n/a
  • Spotsylvania Berkeley Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 296 students
    3.5 miles
    5979 Partlow Road
    Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    (540) 582-5141
    3.5 PK-5 296
  • Fredericksburg Courthouse Academy Program Special Education School

    4.4 miles
    7409 Brock Road
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    (540) 582-5242
    4.4 n/a n/a
  • Spotsylvania Gateway Academy Special Education School

    4.4 miles
    7409 Brock Road
    Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    (540) 582-3498
    4.4 n/a n/a

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