Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District

100 N Main St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 4,422 students in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Virginia.
Public High Schools in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Virginia public high school average of 60%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 81% statewide average).
Public High School in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District have a Graduation Rate of 81%, which is less than the Virginia average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Nansemond River High School, with 88% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Virginia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public high school average of 53% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
21 Schools
350 Schools
# Students
14,048 Students
403,244 Students
# Teachers
942 Teachers
27,661 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Suffolk City PBLC Schs 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (VA)
#71 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
56%
59%
81%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.70
# American Indian Students
39 Students
1,002 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
212 Students
30,628 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# Hispanic Students
975 Students
70,489 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
18%
# Black Students
7,758 Students
86,606 Students
% Black Students
55%
21%
# White Students
4,133 Students
191,036 Students
% White Students
29%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
688 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
908 Students
22,795 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
401
143
# Students in K Grade:
999
3
# Students in 1st Grade:
981
5
# Students in 2nd Grade:
997
3
# Students in 3rd Grade:
945
5
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,024
10
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,034
13
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,059
466
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,070
2,314
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,116
5,156
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,516
109,131
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,073
98,006
# Students in 11th Grade:
970
93,794
# Students in 12th Grade:
863
94,195
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,205 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,672. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,446 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$200 MM
$19,496 MM
This chart display total revenue of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$189 MM
$19,187 MM
This chart display total spending of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,205
$15,672
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,446
$15,424
This chart display average spending per public school student in Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nansemond River High School
Magnet School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3301 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 1,662 students
Rank: #22.
King's Fork High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
351 Kings Fork Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,675 students
Rank: #33.
Lakeland High School
Magnet School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
214 Kenyon Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5790
Grades: 9-12
| 1,085 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 21 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 14,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 69% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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