Altavista High School



Altavista High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altavista High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 115
7 106
8 96
9 100
10 91
11 106
12 109

Altavista High School is a public high school of the Campbell County Public Schools located in Altavista, VA. It has 723 students in grades 6th through 12th. Altavista High School is the 220th largest public high school in Virginia and the 8,059th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 723
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,059th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 220th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 185th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 228th out of 335

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Altavista High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 381
(53%)
1,510
(50%)
 Female 342
(47%)
1,490
(50%)

Altavista High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 482
(67%)
2,228
(74%)
 Black 169
(23%)
550
(18%)
 Two or More 51
(7%)
123
(4%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
45
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Altavista High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 403
(56%)
1,893
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 267
(37%)
907
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(7%)
200
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Altavista High School is ranked 163rd out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altavista High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Altavista High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 823
2006 816
2007 790
2008 793
2009 767
2010 761
2011 741
2012 733
2013 705
2014 696
2015 723

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15
2007 19.5
2008 19.2
2009 15.9
2010 17.4
2011 13.4
2012 13.4
2013 12.7
2014 13
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30376670716889
2006 0.30269607843137
2007 0.31012658227848
2008 0.31651954602774
2009 0.34680573663625
2010 0.36662286465177
2011 0.39541160593792
2012 0.3806275579809
2013 0.42127659574468
2014 0.42816091954023
2015 0.44260027662517

Compare Altavista High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
This School 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 06 - 12 723 14.8:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,361 15.1:1 19 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,026 14:1 19 miles
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