Petersburg High School



Petersburg High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Petersburg 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 0
10 280
11 283
12 232

Petersburg High School is a public high school of the Petersburg City Public Schools located in Petersburg, VA. It has 795 students in grades 10th through 12th. Petersburg High School is the 209th largest public high school in Virginia and the 7,451st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 795
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,451st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 209th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 52nd out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 191st out of 335

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Petersburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 413
(52%)
673
(49%)
 Male 382
(48%)
692
(51%)

Petersburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 725
(91%)
1,258
(92%)
 Hispanic 31
(4%)
54
(4%)
 White 27
(3%)
37
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Petersburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 772
(97%)
1,336
(98%)
 Not Eligible 23
(3%)
29
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Petersburg High School is ranked 41st out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Petersburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) is significantly 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.

Petersburg High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1513
2006 1475
2007 1410
2008 1009
2009 920
2010 848
2011 880
2012 819
2013 822
2014 783
2015 795

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.9
2007 17.1
2008 13.9
2009 13.6
2010 13.5
2011 14.3
2012 13.1
2013 12.9
2014 11.4
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39986781229346
2006 0.40745762711864
2007 0.43829787234043
2008 0.50842418235877
2009 0.5445652173913
2010 0.51650943396226
2011 0.51818181818182
2012 0.50671550671551
2013 0.58637469586375
2014 0.94252873563218
2015 0.97106918238994

Compare Petersburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
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 97.1%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Petersburg High School
Petersburg, VA
Public 10 - 12 795 12.2:1  
Vernon Johns Junior High School
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Public 08 - 09 570 11.8:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 12 154 8:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 899 11.4:1 6 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,426 15.7:1 8 miles
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Public 08 - 09 1,006 14.2:1 8 miles
Matoaca High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,833 15.1:1 8 miles
Life Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 171 13:1 8 miles
Hopewell High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,145 15.7:1 9 miles
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Private PK - 12 149 5:1 10 miles
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