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 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • 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 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students978 students
Tunstall High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Tunstall High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Tunstall High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeTunstall High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Tunstall High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
13%
23%
Tunstall High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
83%
52%
Tunstall High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
1%
5%
Tunstall High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsTunstall High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.300.66
Tunstall High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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 (1995-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Tunstall High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

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 increased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,136 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,862 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 43% over four years.
School District NamePittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed9,2993,627
Pittsylvania County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate76%79%
Pittsylvania County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$85 MM$42 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$120 MM$42 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,136$10,576
Pittsylvania County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,862$10,658
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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