Bassett High School



Bassett High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bassett High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 325
10 278
11 309
12 313

Bassett High School is a public high school of the Henry County Public Schools located in Bassett, VA. It has 1,225 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bassett High School is the 141st largest public high school in Virginia and the 4,531st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,225
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.27

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Bassett High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 629
(51%)
1,080
(51%)
 Male 596
(49%)
1,056
(49%)

Bassett High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 880
(72%)
1,402
(66%)
 Black 196
(16%)
487
(23%)
 Hispanic 102
(8%)
164
(8%)
 Two or More 36
(3%)
66
(3%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Bassett High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 578
(47%)
984
(46%)
 Not Eligible 550
(45%)
990
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(8%)
162
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bassett High School is ranked 44th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bassett High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.1%) is significantly 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.

Bassett High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1267
2006 1285
2007 1240
2008 1201
2009 1214
2010 1248
2011 1229
2012 1225

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 15.8
2007 20.6
2008 21.1
2009 22.4
2010 23.9
2011 14.3
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36937647987372
2006 0.42801556420233
2007 0.40161290322581
2008 0.4496253122398
2009 0.48517298187809
2010 0.50480769230769
2011 0.55655004068348
2012 0.55102040816327

Compare Bassett High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 55.1%
 

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