Tunstall High School

100 Trojan Cir
Dry Fork, VA 24549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Tunstall High School serves 948 students in grades 9-12.
Tunstall High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tunstall High School's student population of 948 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students948 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Tunstall High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Tunstall High School is 0.35, 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
#116 out of 1791 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
87%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
80%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.350.68
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsylvania County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tunstall High School is George Washington High School (8.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Tunstall Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dry Fork Tunstall Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
    0.4 miles
    1160 Tunstall High Rd.
    Dry Fork, VA 24549
    (434) 724-7086
    0.4 6-8 668
  • Danville Stony Mill Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
    3.6 miles
    100 Stony Mill Elementary Cir
    Danville, VA 24541
    (434) 685-7545
    3.6 PK-5 485
  • Danville Brosville Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
    5.5 miles
    195 Bulldog Ln.
    Danville, VA 24541
    (434) 685-7787
    5.5 PK-5 270
  • Danville Twin Springs Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 760 students
    5.5 miles
    100 Twin Springs Elem Cir
    Danville, VA 24540
    (434) 724-2666
    5.5 PK-5 760
  • Chatham Regional Alternative/pittslvania Co Alternative School

    7.0 miles
    1601a Franklin Turnpike
    Chatham, VA 24531
    (804) 432-4920
    7 n/a n/a

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