Gretna High School



Gretna High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gretna 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
9 195
10 162
11 105
12 149

Gretna High School is a public high school of the Pittsylvania County Public Schools located in Gretna, VA. It has 611 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gretna High School is the 244th largest public high school in Virginia and the 9,113th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 611
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.88

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Gretna High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 309
(51%)
1,371
(48%)
 Male 302
(49%)
1,469
(52%)

Gretna High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 386
(63%)
1,996
(70%)
 Black 204
(33%)
728
(26%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
78
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gretna High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 290
(47%)
1,614
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 265
(43%)
1,003
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(9%)
223
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gretna High School is ranked 148th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gretna High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.5%) 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.

Gretna High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 667
2006 704
2007 695
2008 664
2009 676
2010 639
2011 610
2012 611

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 13
2007 15.1
2008 14.8
2009 14.5
2010 14.9
2011 13.7
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48425787106447
2006 0.44460227272727
2007 0.4431654676259
2008 0.43524096385542
2009 0.46301775147929
2010 0.49295774647887
2011 0.51475409836066
2012 0.5253682487725

Compare Gretna High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.5%
 

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