Tunstall High School

  • Tunstall High School serves 978 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Tunstall High School operates within the Pittsylvania County School District.
  • Pittsylvania County School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 978 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 978 students
Tunstall High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Tunstall High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Tunstall High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Tunstall High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Tunstall High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
13%
23%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
83%
51%
Tunstall High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Tunstall High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
5%
Tunstall High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Tunstall High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.42
Tunstall High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
34%
Tunstall High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Tunstall High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pittsylvania County School District's student population of 9,299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,953 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,992 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District Name Pittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 9,299 3,627
Pittsylvania County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
Pittsylvania County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $41 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $84 MM $40 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,953 $11,380
Pittsylvania County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,992 $11,077
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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