Nelson County High School



Nelson County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson 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 0
9 180
10 169
11 149
12 145

Nelson County High School is a public high school of the Nelson County Public Schools located in Lovingston, VA. It has 643 students in grades 9th through 12th. Nelson County High School is the 238th largest public high school in Virginia and the 8,882nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 643
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,882nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 238th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 122nd out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 236th out of 335

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Nelson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 328
(51%)
328
(51%)
 Male 315
(49%)
315
(49%)

Nelson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 481
(75%)
481
(75%)
 Black 90
(14%)
90
(14%)
 Hispanic 45
(7%)
45
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
22
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Nelson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 359
(56%)
359
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 237
(37%)
237
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
47
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nelson County High School is ranked 189th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.2%) is slightly 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.

Nelson County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 629
2006 639
2007 587
2008 557
2009 571
2010 580
2011 597
2012 597
2013 611
2014 609
2015 643

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.7
2007 13
2008 13.1
2009 14.2
2010 15.1
2011 14.4
2012 13.6
2013 13
2014 13.7
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34340222575517
2006 0.33802816901408
2007 0.5144804088586
2008 0.40035906642729
2009 0.43257443082312
2010 0.40344827586207
2011 0.43048576214405
2012 0.41541038525963
2013 0.42062193126023
2014 0.46305418719212
2015 0.44167962674961

Compare Nelson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
This School 44.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson County High School
Lovingston, VA
Public 09 - 12 643 13.7:1  
Amherst County High School
Amherst, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,309 13.8:1 15 miles
Afton Christian School
Afton, VA
Private PK - 12 72 8:1 21 miles
Ridgeview Christian School
Stuarts Draft, VA
Private PK - 12 135 10:1 21 miles
Miller School of Albemarle
Charlottesville, VA
Private 08 - 12 170 7:1 22 miles
Stuarts Draft High School
Stuarts Draft, VA
Public 09 - 12 717 14.4:1 23 miles
Temple Christian School
Madison Heights, VA
Private PK - 12 348 8:1 23 miles
Waynesboro High School
Waynesboro, VA
Public 09 - 12 860 12.8:1 24 miles
Fishburne Military School
Waynesboro, VA
Private 07 - 12 165 8:1 24 miles
Riverheads High School
Staunton, VA
Public 09 - 12 481 12.9:1 25 miles
Western Albemarle High School
Crozet, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,073 14.6:1 25 miles
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