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
10 304
11 281
12 234

Petersburg High School is a public high school of the Petersburg City Public Schools located in Petersburg, VA. It has 819 students in grades 10th through 12th. Petersburg High School is the 202nd largest public high school in Virginia and the 7,127th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 819
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.42

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Petersburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 414
(51%)
733
(51%)
 Female 405
(49%)
704
(49%)

Petersburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 770
(94%)
1,350
(94%)
 Hispanic 24
(3%)
39
(3%)
 White 20
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Petersburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 404
(49%)
610
(42%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 367
(45%)
740
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(6%)
87
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Petersburg High School is ranked 103rd out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Petersburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.7%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Petersburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Petersburg High School
Petersburg, VA
Public 10 - 12 819 13.1:1  
Vernon Johns Junior High School
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Public 08 - 09 618 15.2:1 1 miles
Rock Church Academy
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Private PK - 12 52 5:1 3 miles
Poplar Springs Hospital Learning Center
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Private 05 - 12 55 5:1 3 miles
Colonial Heights High School
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Public 09 - 12 918 11.4:1 6 miles
Prince George High School
Prince George, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,338 15:1 8 miles
N.b. Clements Junior High School
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Public 08 - 09 1,049 13.7:1 8 miles
Matoaca High School
Chesterfield, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,890 15.6:1 8 miles
Evangel Christian School
Chester, VA
Private PK - 12 147 9:1 8 miles
Hopewell High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,080 13.1:1 9 miles
West End Christian School
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Private PK - 12 194 8:1 10 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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