James River High School



James River High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James River 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
9 148
10 133
11 132
12 133

James River High School is a public high school of the Botetourt County Public Schools located in Buchanan, VA. It has 546 students in grades 9th through 12th. James River High School is the 253rd largest public high school in Virginia and the 10,070th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 546
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,070th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 253rd out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 104th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 251st out of 335

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James River High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(52%)
848
(54%)
 Female 262
(48%)
732
(46%)

James River High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 513
(94%)
1,453
(92%)
 Black 19
(3%)
48
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
30
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

James River High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 421
(77%)
1,313
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(19%)
222
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
45
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

James River High School is ranked 293rd out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James River High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.9%) is lower than the state average of 33.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

James River High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 487
2006 464
2007 490
2008 473
2009 478
2010 484
2011 526
2012 565
2013 565
2014 578
2015 546

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 15.8
2007 20.4
2008 19.9
2009 20.8
2010 22.4
2011 14.8
2012 15.9
2013 14.3
2014 14.7
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18480492813142
2006 0.16594827586207
2007 0.19591836734694
2008 0.19450317124736
2009 0.19246861924686
2010 0.19834710743802
2011 0.24714828897338
2012 0.2353982300885
2013 0.2353982300885
2014 0.24048442906574
2015 0.22893772893773

Compare James River High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.9%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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