Powhatan High School



Powhatan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Powhatan 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
9 402
10 360
11 348
12 337

Powhatan High School is a public high school of the Powhatan County Public Schools located in Powhatan, VA. It has 1,447 students in grades 9th through 12th. Powhatan High School is the 119th largest public high school in Virginia and the 3,563rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,447
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 97.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,563rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 119th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 187th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 114th out of 335

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Powhatan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 753
(52%)
1,081
(51%)
 Female 694
(48%)
1,050
(49%)

Powhatan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,261
(87%)
1,846
(87%)
 Black 94
(6%)
138
(6%)
 Two or More 42
(3%)
64
(3%)
 Hispanic 39
(3%)
62
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Powhatan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,258
(87%)
1,847
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(10%)
224
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(3%)
60
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Powhatan High School is ranked 246th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Powhatan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.1%) is lower than the state average of 33.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Powhatan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1313
2006 1342
2007 1384
2008 1433
2009 1419
2010 1441
2011 1417
2012 1363
2013 1399
2014 1400
2015 1447

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.8
2007 18.5
2008 18.3
2009 20.1
2010 20.9
2011 14.1
2012 12.8
2013 13.3
2014 14.1
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.091393754760091
2006 0.083457526080477
2007 0.084537572254335
2008 0.094207955338451
2009 0.12966878083157
2010 0.13671061762665
2011 0.13620324629499
2012 0.13352898019076
2013 0.11651179413867
2014 0.12714285714286
2015 0.13061506565308

Compare Powhatan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.1%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Powhatan High School
Powhatan, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,447 14.9:1  
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Private PK - 12 287 7:1 6 miles
Powhatan Junior High School
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Private PK - 12 202 7:1 10 miles
Cosby High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,074 18.4:1 10 miles
Hallmark Youthcare Richmond
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Private 05 - 12 63 7:1 10 miles
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