21394 Sussex Drive
Stony Creek, VA 23882
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sussex Central High School serves 316 students in grades 9-12.
Sussex Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sussex Central High School's student population of 316 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Sussex Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sussex Central High School is 0.39, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1105 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
75%
22%
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White
23%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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