Lancaster County Public Schools School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 3 public schools in Lancaster County Public Schools School District, serving 1,154 students. Lancaster County Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
  • Public schools in Lancaster County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 80% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
  • The top ranked public schools in Lancaster County Public Schools School District are Lancaster High School, Lancaster Primary and Lancaster Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Virginia public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameLancaster County Public Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lcs.k12.va.us
School District Phone Number(804) 462-5100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools3 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students1,154 Students1,290,812 Students
# of Teachers94 Teachers85,977 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1

District Comparison

  • Lancaster County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#124 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
53%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lancaster County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
70%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lancaster County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lancaster County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.560.68
# of American Indian Students3 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students11 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students16 Students202,983 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
16%
# of Black Students634 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
55%
22%
# of White Students435 Students631,601 Students
% White Students
38%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students52 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:7833,597
# of Students in Kindergarten:7490,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:8094,212
# of Students in 2nd Grade:8594,065
# of Students in 3rd Grade:7796,843
# of Students in 4th Grade:6299,187
# of Students in 5th Grade:8899,445
# of Students in 6th Grade:7197,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:7996,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:9596,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:90103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:8799,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:10094,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:8893,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,852 is higher than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,770 is higher than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$17 MM$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lancaster County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$17 MM$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Lancaster County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,852$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lancaster County Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,770$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lancaster County Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Lancaster County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Lancaster High School Math: 50% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    8815 Mary Ball Rd
    Lancaster, VA 22503
    (804) 462-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 365 students
  • Lancaster Primary Math: 80-84% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    36 Primary School Circle
    Lancaster, VA 22503
    (804) 462-5100

    Grades: PK-3 | 394 students
  • Lancaster Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    191 School Street
    Kilmarnock, VA 22482
    (804) 462-5100

    Grades: 4-8 | 395 students
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