Lancaster County Public Schools School District
- 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.
- 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.
|School District Name||Lancaster County Public Schools School District|
|School District Website||http://www.lcs.k12.va.us|
|School District Phone Number||(804) 462-5100|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (VA)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||2,123 Schools|
|# of Students||1,154 Students||1,290,812 Students|
|# of Teachers||94 Teachers||85,977 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||15:1|
- 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 Data||This School District||State Average (VA)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#124 out of 135 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||3 Students||3,485 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||11 Students||90,286 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||16 Students||202,983 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||634 Students||288,923 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||435 Students||631,601 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||3 Students||2,044 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||52 Students||71,490 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||78||33,597|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||74||90,897|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||80||94,212|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||85||94,065|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||77||96,843|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||62||99,187|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||88||99,445|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||71||97,617|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||79||96,633|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||95||96,881|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||90||103,925|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||87||99,531|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||100||94,858|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||88||93,121|
|# 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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (VA)|
|Total Revenue||$17 MM||$44 MM|
|Spending||$17 MM||$45 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$14,852||$11,878|
|Revenue / Student||$14,770||$11,949|
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