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 98
7 93
8 106
9 119
10 114
11 92
12 111

Altavista High School is a public high school of the Campbell County Public Schools located in Altavista, VA. It has 733 students in grades 6th through 12th. Altavista High School is the 216th largest public high school in Virginia and the 7,863rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 733
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.57

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Altavista High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 373
(51%)
1,577
(50%)
 Female 360
(49%)
1,578
(50%)

Altavista High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 508
(69%)
2,360
(75%)
 Black 180
(25%)
639
(20%)
 Two or More 33
(5%)
69
(2%)
 Hispanic 9
(1%)
52
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
25
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Altavista High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 454
(62%)
2,039
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 237
(32%)
922
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(6%)
194
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Altavista High School is ranked 178th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altavista High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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

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

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

Compare Altavista High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
This School 38.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 06 - 12 733 13.4:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,041 12:1 19 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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