Stafford Senior High School

  • Stafford Senior High School serves 1,956 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (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 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Stafford Senior High School's student population of 1,956 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Stafford Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Stafford Senior High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#968 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Stafford Senior 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
16%
23%
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White
63%
50%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Stafford Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.560.43
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Stafford Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Stafford Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSTAFFORD CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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