Virginia City High School

  • Virginia City High School serves 128 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Virginia City High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Virginia City High School's student population of 128 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students128 students
This chart display total students of Virginia City High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Virginia City High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Virginia City High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Virginia City High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 620 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Virginia City High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#26 out of 620 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)≥90%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Virginia City High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
11%
42%
White
80%
33%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Virginia City High School and the percentage of White public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Virginia City High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Diversity Score0.350.48
Graduation Rate≥90%
80%
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStorey County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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