Wythe County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 1,306 students in Wythe County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in Virginia.
Public High Schools in Wythe County School District have an average math proficiency score of 94% (versus the Virginia public high school average of 84%), and reading proficiency score of 91% (versus the 85% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Wythe County School District are Fort Chiswell High School, George Wythe High School and Rural Retreat High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Wythe County School District have a Graduation Rate of 93%, which is more than the Virginia average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Rural Retreat High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Virginia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public high school average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wythe County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Wythe County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
3 Schools
353 Schools
# Students
1,306 Students
400,249 Students
# Teachers
83 Teachers
27,245 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Wythe County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 133 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#10 out of 135 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wythe County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wythe County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wythe County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wythe County   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.17
0.67
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,105 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
27,942 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# Hispanic Students
26 Students
58,760 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
15%
# Black Students
61 Students
88,792 Students
% Black Students
5%
22%
# White Students
1,186 Students
204,091 Students
% White Students
91%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
596 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
26 Students
18,963 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
194
# Students in K Grade:
-
10
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
10
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
11
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
19
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
28
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
13
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
582
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
2,712
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
5,335
# Students in 9th Grade:
341
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
309
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
314
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
342
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,428 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,925 is less than the state median of $12,303. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$47 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wythe County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$45 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Wythe County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,428
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wythe County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,925
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wythe County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Wythe County School District Public High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Fort Chiswell High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
#1 Pioneer Trail
Max Meadows, VA 24360
(276) 637-3437
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
George Wythe High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Maroon Way
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 228-3157
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #33.
Rural Retreat High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
321 E Buck St
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(276) 686-4143
Grades: 9-12
| 367 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17

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