Tallwood High School

  • Tallwood High School serves 1,998 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (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 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tallwood High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

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 OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tallwood High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tallwood High School is 0.71, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#232 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
84%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
34%
23%
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White
38%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.710.68
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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