1668 Kempsville Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Tallwood High School serves 1,998 students in grades 9-12.
Tallwood 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Tallwood High School's student population of 1,998 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
110 teachers
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School Rankings

Tallwood High School is ranked within the top 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 Tallwood High School is 0.73, which is more 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
#561 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
35%
22%
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White
36%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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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: 1,998 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 10%)

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