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
9 155
10 162
11 121
12 127

James River High School is a public high school of the Botetourt County Public Schools located in Buchanan, VA. It has 565 students in grades 9th through 12th. James River High School is the 255th largest public high school in Virginia and the 9,707th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 565
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.55

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James River High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 294
(52%)
860
(52%)
 Female 271
(48%)
802
(48%)

James River High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 526
(93%)
1,523
(92%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
45
(3%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
36
(2%)
 Black 9
(2%)
46
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

James River High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 432
(76%)
1,379
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(18%)
209
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
74
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

James River High School is ranked 273rd out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James River High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.5%) is lower than the state average of 32.6%. 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

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

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

Compare James River High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.5%
 
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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