Tazewell High School

Tazewell High School serves 530 students in grades 9-12.
Tazewell High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tazewell High School's student population of 530 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Tazewell 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 diversity score of Tazewell High School is 0.13, 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
#225 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
91%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
Black
3%
22%
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White
93%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTazewell County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tazewell High School is Richlands High School (15.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Tazewell Middle School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tazewell Tazewell County Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    0.4 miles
    260 Advantage Road
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    (276) 988-2529
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Tazewell Tazewell Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 409 students
    1.0 miles
    367 Hope Street
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    (276) 988-6513
    1 6-8 409
  • North Tazewell North Tazewell Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 256 students
    1.5 miles
    300 West Riverside Drive
    North Tazewell, VA 24630
    (276) 988-4510
    1.5 PK-5 256
  • North Tazewell Springville Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 112 students
    8.1 miles
    144 Schoolhouse Road
    North Tazewell, VA 24630
    (276) 322-5900
    8.1 K-5 112
  • Boissevain Abb's Valley-boissevain Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 167 students
    12.0 miles
    7030 Abb's Valley Road
    Boissevain, VA 24606
    (276) 945-5969
    12 PK-5 167

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