Grayson County High School



Grayson County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grayson County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 132
9 137
10 136
11 137
12 134

Grayson County High School is a public high school of the Grayson County Public Schools located in Independence, VA. It has 676 students in grades 8th through 12th. Grayson County High School is the 230th largest public high school in Virginia and the 8,538th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 676
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,538th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 230th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 110th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 224th out of 335

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Grayson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 350
(52%)
350
(52%)
 Female 326
(48%)
326
(48%)

Grayson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 626
(93%)
626
(93%)
 Hispanic 30
(4%)
30
(4%)
 Black 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Grayson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 331
(49%)
331
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 275
(41%)
275
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(10%)
70
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Grayson County High School is ranked 147th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grayson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.0%) is higher than the state average of 33.8%. 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.

Grayson County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 685
2006 653
2007 657
2008 635
2009 787
2010 802
2011 753
2012 742
2013 726
2014 702
2015 676

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 17.2
2007 23.5
2008 22.2
2009 25.7
2010 26.3
2011 12.8
2012 13.5
2013 12.9
2014 10.7
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45693430656934
2006 0.45635528330781
2007 0.48097412480974
2008 0.51811023622047
2009 0.56543837357052
2010 0.50997506234414
2011 0.55378486055777
2012 0.52156334231806
2013 0.50826446280992
2014 0.51994301994302
2015 0.5103550295858

Compare Grayson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 08 - 12 676 13.5:1  
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Public 09 - 12 702 15.2:1 24 miles
Ashe County High School
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Public 09 - 12 962 14.5:1 25 miles
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Public 09 - 12 509 15.4:1 25 miles
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